I have installed XAMPP onto my Ubuntu 8.04 pc and received the following
kevin@kevin-desktop:~$ /opt/lampp/lampp start
You need to start XAMPP as root!
kevin@kevin-desktop:~$ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start
Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.7...
XAMPP: Starting Apache with SSL (and PHP5)...
XAMPP: Error 139! Couldn't start Apache!
XAMPP: Starting diagnose...
XAMPP: Sorry, I've no idea what's going wrong.
XAMPP: Please contact our forum http://community.apachefriends.org/f/
XAMPP: Starting MySQL...
XAMPP: Starting ProFTPD...
XAMPP for Linux started.
Is this a problem caused by the previously installed version of MYSQL Server?
Should I remove the MYSQL server installed on the computer and which is the best way to go about it?
Thanks for your help.