[kwlug-disc] Ubuntu 11.04 (aka The Natty Narwhal) and LAMP

Joe Wennechuk youcanreachmehere at hotmail.com
Sun May 1 11:49:22 EDT 2011


did you use tasksel to install LAMP? use sudo su to go into root, then copy the phpmyadmin files as root.


Joseph Wennechuk

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> Date: Sun, 1 May 2011 09:54:04 -0400
> From: jvj at golden.net
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Ubuntu 11.04 (aka The Natty Narwhal) and LAMP
> 
> Linux newbie here. With a new (ram starved) box w/Ubuntu 11.04 (aka The 
> Natty Narwhal).
> 
> I was in the "Now what?" moment.
> Then a light went on. Actually a LAMP.
> 
> But I ran into a bit of trouble setting up LAMP on Ubuntu 11.04.
> 
> Thinking that 10.4 was relatively close enough to 11.04 I followed the 
> tutorial at:
> http://tuxtweaks.com/2010/04/installing-lamp-on-ubuntu-10-04-lucid-lynx/.
> 
> Everything was going fine, stepping through the tut.
> But I ran into trouble at the last section, the part where phpmyadmin is 
> installed and tested.
> It appears that phpmyadmin went into /usr/share instead of /var/www as 
> expected in the tutorial.
> And testing with a browser mapped to http://localhost/phpmyadmin/ failed.
> 
> Do I need to uninstall and reinstall phpmyadmin? how?
> 
> The Google brings up some repair suggestions like editing files such as 
> php.ini etc.
> See: 
> http://webpagedeveloper.me/blog/ubuntu-1004-lucid-lamp-server-running-php-52-and-53
> This seems overkill and more geared towards those who need to support 
> apps using earlier versions of PHP.
> I am happy with PHP Version 5.3.5-1ubuntu7.1. I do not need PHP 5.2 or 
> even PHP 5.3 (w/o the Ubuntu suffix).
> 
> I tried copying /usr/share/phpmyadmin/ to /var/www/phpmyadmin/ but this 
> was denied.
> I used sudo cp ... as well as the GUI (which does take some getting used 
> to).
> The copy operation was denied in both.
> 
> Now exploring: http://tuxtweaks.com/2009/07/how-to-configure-apache-linux/
> 
> Looking forward to your responses.
> 
> Thanks
> JohnJ
> 
> 
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