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Re: Apache and PHP

* Anthony Irwin <anthonyi@toolboxsoftware.com.au> [20030407 21:13 PDT]:
> Hi,
> I know this is an easy question but I haven't been able to get this basic
> setup to work, I can do it under redhat but the config files and packages
> are different under Debian.
> If anyone can point me to a good Debian specific tutorial or give me some
> quick tips then I would be greatful.
> Using 'apt-get install' I have installed php4, php4-cgi, apache and mysql. I
> have uncommented the mime handler for php4 in the /etc/apache/httpd.conf
> file, but when I try to run a php script in a web browser it asks me where I
> want to save the file.
> I am trying to get this to work on both woody and unstable systems any
> suggestions would be great.

IIRC, following /usr/share/doc/README.Debian.gz has 4 simple steps that
should get you up and running with little trouble.

I only have apache and php4 installed.  I don't think you need php4-cgi.

Also, I think Debian's /etc/mime.types has all that's necessary, without
needing any extra AddType handlers in httpd.conf; I only have
"TypesConfig /etc/mime.types", and no uncommented AddHandler statements
related to php.

Just make sure you have the LoadModule line uncommented.

good times,
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