failed to open stream and php

Hi,
I am new to the whole Lamp thing, i am trying to get php working with apache.
when i try t oopen a php file i get the following error:

Warning: Unknown(<path>): failed to open stream: Permission denied in Unknown on line 0

Can anyone help?
cossy74Asked:
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_GeG_Commented:
go into the directory where your document root is (probably something with .../localhost/htdocs/ in it's path) and issue this command
chmod -R a+r *
This gives read access to everybody, which is not save on a server, but ok for testing ;)
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