sorry, my post seems to be lacking much of information
I downloaded LAMPP (XAMPP for Linux) from http://apachefriends.org
. I unpacked the compressed folder and placed all the files in /opt/lampp/...
Then, using the terminal, I did:
Due to the information then presented in the terminal everything was ok. When I opened the site in FireFox, I got this message:
Fatal Session Error at line 211: MYSQL Error: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/opt/lampp/var/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
And from the error logs I found the bits of text provided with the first message.
I remember seeing somewhere reference to error 2002 or something like that.