SV: some php problems

mattias mj at
Mon Feb 18 07:34:42 UTC 2008

You must have php support in apache1 or apache2

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[mailto:blinux-list-bounces at] För Kristoffer Gustafsson
Skickat: den 18 februari 2008 07:24
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Ämne: Re: some php problems

Ok, thanks for the replay.
Now another thing, php won't work, whenever I try to access a php site
I've put on my computer I just get a dialog box that says that my
wants to save it as
a plain file instead of opening it.
what is this?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Geoff Shang" <Geoff at>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at>
Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2008 3:16 AM
Subject: Re: some php problems

> Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote:
>> I've gotten some php problems.
>> I want to install mysql,apache and php under linux.
>> but I get php4 instead of php5.
>> I've gotten both of them installed right now.
>> how do I edit this thing?
> Presumably the problem is that Apache is using the wrong version of 
> PHP.
> If you're using Apache2, try installing libapache2-mod-php5 or if
> apache1.3 install libapache-mod-php5.  This should remove the PHP 4 
> version as it is a conflict.
>> also, is there a version of phpadmin, that works with php5?
> I assume you mean phpmyadmin.  Phpmyadmin works with both, and the 
> version
> in Etch will work with whichever is installed.
>> And finally, my friend(it's his server) is talking about something he
>> calls bear.
>> how do I install that?
> Sounds like it's pear.  Just install the php-pear package.  There are 
> also
> a lot of pear extensions that are available in Debian as packages, so
> he wants particular extensions you might be able to simply install
> extension packages and php-pear will be pulled in along with them.
>> I'm using debian. the latest lenny version.
> Note that I'm using Etch so there may be a few differences.
> Geoff.
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