Can't Start Apache

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Can't Start Apache

Postby Xylene » 06. November 2003 23:29

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knoppix@server:~$ /opt/lampp/lampp start
Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.4...
touch: cannot touch `/opt/lampp/etc/lampp/nogroupchecked': Permission denied
LAMPP: Starting Apache with SSL...
(13)Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address
no listening sockets available, shutting down
Unable to open logs

LAMPP: Error 1! Couldn't start Apache!
LAMPP: Starting MySQL...
LAMPP: Starting ProFTPD...
/opt/lampp/lampp: line 257: /opt/lampp/var/proftpd/start.err: Permission denied
cat: /opt/lampp/var/proftpd/start.err: No such file or directory
LAMPP: Error 1! Couln't start ProFTPD!
XAMPP for Linux started.
knoppix@server:~$ /opt/lampp/bin/mysqld_safe: line 300: /opt/lampp/var/mysql/ser                   ver.err: Permission denied
/opt/lampp/bin/mysqld_safe: line 1: /opt/lampp/var/mysql/server.err: Permission                    denied
tee: /opt/lampp/var/mysql/server.err: Permission denied
tee: /opt/lampp/var/mysql/server.err: Permission denied

I saw someone else mention about changing something in the httpd.conf file to Group #-1 and apache still won't start.

I am using the Knoppix Harddrive install.

Postby Oswald » 07. November 2003 00:50

Hi Xylene!

Please start XAMPP as user root. For example use the su command to switch to the root user.

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Postby Kristian Marcroft » 07. November 2003 08:11


and I know it's a HD installation, but for Users that may follow,
if you only have the CD Version running, the command would be:
sudo su

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Postby Xylene » 07. November 2003 14:43

Thanks, works great. I actually asked for help in the IRC channel after posting here, and they told me right away.

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