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Hey all i am using Xampp version 1.7.1 in xubuntu 10.10. I have installed it in /opt/lampp but problem is that whenever i try to start the server using sudo ./lampp start

it shows:

Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.7.1...
XAMPP: Starting Apache with SSL (and PHP5)...
XAMPP: Starting MySQL...
Warning: World-writable config file '/opt/lampp/etc/my.cnf' is ignored
Warning: World-writable config file '/opt/lampp/etc/my.cnf' is ignored
XAMPP: Starting ProFTPD...
XAMPP for Linux started.

So what should i do??

Thanks in advance.

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I would first check the permissions of the file my.cnf, by running ls -la /opt/lampp/etc/my.cnf.

You will see something like

 -rwxrw-rw- 1 root root 4998 Oct 28 2010 /opt/lampp/etc/my.cnf

You can then change the permissions of the file, by typing sudo chmod 644 /opt/lampp/etc/my.cnf

Try to run ls -la /opt/lampp/etc/my.cnf, to see if it has changed permissions.

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