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i am unable to run my php script using the following command : http://localhost/test.php

after typing the above command am getting a dialog box to open or save file named as test.php m unable to get through the error.please help !

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OS is ubuntu 9.04, apache server ,php5 is the version i installed . – navjeet Nov 9 '10 at 11:46
You have to install php first :p – alexy13 Nov 9 '10 at 22:38

You haven't installed PHP properly. Read here for instructions.

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Are you sure, that you have mod_php installed? This looks like, that the Apache couldn't interpret the PHP script.

If you are on windows I would recommend: Apache Friends

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what is mod_php ? It might be the case .m really not sure . – navjeet Nov 9 '10 at 11:49
did you tried the first four commands from: ? – Adam Nov 9 '10 at 11:55

Yes, use xampp or wamp server instead, if you are trying to develop some applicaiton quickly, else follow the instructions from here php Manual

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