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Installing SAMP (Apache PHP MYsql ) on  Solaris

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hi
i am an absoloute beginner in the solaris please could anyone help me to install SAMP on my solaris
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hi
thanks for your reply i have downloaded XAMPP for solaris problem is i cant run the program
the following is the instruction manual please advice
http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-solaris.html#229
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Hi,

/opt/xampp/xampp start

Did you try this?


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hi
i have installed it yet i cant even run its sh file
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by:shobinsun
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Hi,

You are facing problem in this step:


Go to a shell, become root, and start the downloaded file as a shell script:

sh xampp-solaris-0.9.sh

right?

What do you get after this on the terminal?
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it says there is no associated thing to run this application now i clicked enter twice it was about to run then it but then it caught the following error
# /opt/xampp/xampp start
/opt/xampp/xampp: not found
# /Desktop/xampp-solaris-0.9.sh
/Desktop/xampp-solaris-0.9.sh: cannot execute
# sh /Desktop/xampp-solaris-0.9.sh
Do you want to install XAMPP? (answer 'no' or press Ctrl+C to abort installation)
[yes] yes
Checking integrity of XAMPP files... (this may take a moment)
/Desktop/xampp-solaris-0.9.sh: /tmp/xampp-md5sum-832: cannot execute
MD5 checksum failed: XAMPP files corrupt.
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Hi,

The error shows that your downloading is failed or corrupted. Please try again downloading and follow the procedure.
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by:mattibutt
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i have even downloaded from windows but it has failed another time i will try again and get back to you
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hi
i even tried older version it has still given the same message
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still the same problem what else can i do with it
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Hi,

/Desktop/xampp-solaris-0.9.sh: /tmp/xampp-md5sum-832: cannot execute
MD5 checksum failed: XAMPP files corrupt.

means that the file you have downloaded is corrupted or its not properly downloaded.

If you getting again and again this error, then the file in the downloading location may be corrupted.

So try another location:

http://www.freewarefiles.com/XAMPP_program_17696.html

or:

http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/jsp/descFile.jsp?url=descAll/xampp_for_solaris


Hope this will help you.
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by:shobinsun
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Hi,

Also try to download the file from sourceforge using another OS.
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by:mattibutt
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hi
i have done all of the things you told me i have downloaded from another operating system the link you sent me they all take me to the same place sourceforge.net if i cant use XAMPP tell me another alternative to XAMPP
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Hi,

Follow the instructions from the :

http://blogs.sun.com/nealix/entry/samp_solaris_apache_2_mysql


Hope this will help you.

Regards
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by:mattibutt
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hi
thanks buddy i have manage to install coolstack http://cooltools.sunsource.net/coolstack/ which allowed me to install php and apache as a bundle but mysql failed i was getting an error message i will send you that message tomorrow
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by:mattibutt
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thanks buddy
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Hi,

I am happy to know that you solved the problem ..

Thanks for the points and Best of luck..!!
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you welcome
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ps -ef | grep mysq
    root  2150  2075   0 20:08:59 pts/3       0:00 grep mysq
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this is what i get when i issue the command
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Hi,

Didi you start the mysql service?

Please do that:

/path/mysql start by terminal.
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