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I'm setting up a LAMP server, I installed apache2, mysql, and phpmyadmin via apt-get install, but I can't find phpadmin. It should be in, right? However, just provides a 404 error.

I did add Include /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf to /etc/apache2/apache2.conf and restarted apache.

What I did wrong?

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does your apache user have access to the /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf file? what is the output of apache2ctl -S ? did you restart your apache after phpmyadmin installation ? –  Goez Jan 29 '13 at 18:57
@Goez Yeah I did restart. It outputted this and the virtual host information:Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using for ServerName –  Christian Jan 29 '13 at 19:05
did you try ? –  hunterman Jan 31 '13 at 15:11
Of course not. Why would I do so? And it doesn't work. @hunterman –  Christian Feb 1 '13 at 10:40
In my installation phpadmin adds alias "/pma" to its folder in apache config. Can you show your config file? –  hunterman Feb 2 '13 at 19:16

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Should you get a 404 "Not Found" error when you point your browser to the location of phpMyAdmin (such as: http://localhost/phpmyadmin) this is likely caused by not checking the 'Apache 2' selection during installation. To redo the installation run the following:

 sudo dpkg-reconfigure -plow phpmyadmin

Then select Apache 2 for the webserver you wish to configure.

If this does not work, then you can do the following to include the phpMyadmin-shipped Apache configuration into Apache:

sudo ln -s /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf /etc/apache2/conf.d/phpmyadmin.conf
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 reload

More info - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/phpMyAdmin

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No, still doesn't work. Besides, I'm using debian. –  Christian Jan 30 '13 at 8:23
Can you check /var/log/apache2/error.log while browsing for phpmyadmin? Try to grep for phpmyadmin and post what you see. –  Daniel t. Jan 30 '13 at 14:43

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