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After logging into my phpMyAdmin site, I'm receiving a 403 forbidden error on every link I try to click. I go directly to the URL of the AJAX call and get the 403 as well. This appears: http://www.westerfunk.net/403error.jpg ... I've searched and searched for a solution, tried a number of things and getting no where. Running on Ubuntu 13.10, Apache 2.4.6, PHP 5.5.3, MySQL 5.5.34.

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How did you install phpMyAdmin? What do the file permissions look like? What do you see in Apache's error log? –  Xiong Chiamiov Dec 12 '13 at 23:36
I simply copied the unzipped phpMyAdmin folder into my web server, attempted to access, was able to login into the mysql server through it, but the error occurs when clicking. All I see is a 403. That's about it. PHP error log is showing nothing. Never seen this happen before. I had it working at one time in a different location, old site, but now nothing. –  westerfunk Dec 13 '13 at 19:47
You might need to set error_reporting to E_ALL to see errors in the log. –  Xiong Chiamiov Dec 21 '13 at 1:29
The errors are likely coming from one of two sources; either the application (phpMyAdmin) is deciding you aren't authorized when trying to perform actions, or the web server isn't allowed to access the files to serve the request at all. Figuring out which of those two is the problem is the first step. The latter is easier to fix, so try looking at that first: check the Apache error logs, and look at the permissions on the files you're requesting (via ls -l). They should have read permissions for all users, and the containing directories should be executable by everyone. –  Xiong Chiamiov Dec 21 '13 at 1:34

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