Error running chown -R root:nogroup

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Error running chown -R root:nogroup

Postby jamezilla » 27. October 2013 14:43

I seem to have no luck when installign xampp.... here is the error is anyone able to tell me what im doing wrong please.



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[root@---- ~]# ./xampp-linux-1.8.2-0-installer.run
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Welcome to the XAMPP Setup Wizard.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Select the components you want to install; clear the components you do not want
to install. Click Next when you are ready to continue.

XAMPP Core Files [y/N] : y

XAMPP Developer Files [Y/n] :y

Is the selection above correct? [Y/n]: y

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Installation Directory

XAMPP will be installed to /opt/lampp
Press [Enter] to continue :

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Setup is now ready to begin installing XAMPP on your computer.

Do you want to continue? [Y/n]: y

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Please wait while Setup installs XAMPP on your computer.

 Installing
 0% ______________ 50% ______________ 100%
 ########################################Warning: Problem running post-install step. Installation may not complete
correctly
 Error running chown -R root:nogroup "/opt/lampp/apache2/htdocs" : chown:
invalid group: `root:nogroup'
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Re: Error running chown -R root:nogroup

Postby Nobbie » 28. October 2013 23:19

Obviously your linux distribution (which one?) does not come with a preconfigured group "nogroup". Either create a group "nogroup" in your system or edit and change the installation script of Xampp and change "nogroup" to whatever you like.
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