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I have followed a guide on how to install Apache, MySQL, and PHP on my laptop running Linux (Ubuntu 10.4) It appears I have it installed correctly but when I am not sure. I followed this guide here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-ubuntu

When I go to localhost I in fact see the Apache info page that confirms it installed. Screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/Lv8GDYi.png

I ran and installed the following in this order:

sudo apt-get install apache2
sudo apt-get install mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql
sudo mysql_install_db
sudo /usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation
sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5 php5-mcrypt
sudo nano /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/dir.conf (I added index.php to the beginning)

Lastly, and where my issues currently is, I ran:

sudo nano /var/www/info.php

and made a simple php file to give me the phpinfo

When I navigate to localhost/info.php in browser I get an error on the page

Not found: The requested URL /info.php was not found on this server.

What have I done wrong?

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    Please see this guide - yourownlinux.com/2013/05/… – Mandar Shinde Nov 15 '14 at 6:03
  • Please check the apache error log. It is probably looking for info.php at some other location. The error log will tell you where the URL is looking for this page. – Sree Nov 15 '14 at 6:06
  • Consider upgrading to a newer version of Ubuntu. That 10.4 is end-of-life in 6 months – Anthon Nov 15 '14 at 8:36

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