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While development i have uploaded index.php.bak and tried to access the index.php from browser it was downloading the complete PHP file from server. I immediately deleted index.php.bak , but still file getting downloaded from server.

I delete cache from my browser as well as deleted history.. Asked few friends to access file .. Dam Still getting downloaded.. DELETED file and again uploaded file but still its getting downloaded. I deleted it again , still getting downloaded..

ubuntu@domU:/var/www$ ls -la index.php
ls: cannot access index.php: No such file or directory

Other Files PHP are working perfect !

Any one what is issue ?

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closed as not a real question by Michael Hampton, Khaled, mgorven, mdpc, Ward Mar 9 '13 at 16:44

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This typically means that PHP isn't configured properly. Apache isn't passing PHP files to the php engine. Double check your php / apache install.

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