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Why is PHP script downloaded instead of executed
What causes PHP pages to consistently download instead of running normally

I have searched for this issue and did not find anything, so I apoligise if there is in fact an article on this matter.

Basically, I installed Apache and PHP via aptitude install <package> on Debian 6. HTML pages render in a browser perfectly fine. When I try to render a page with the extension *.php the file is downloaded, not parsed and the output not shown. So far I have been testing a simple <?php phpinfo(); ?>



You have not installed the Apache PHP package that links them together. On Ubuntu, a Debian derivative, the package is called libapache2-mod-php5 . I am not sure if it has the same name in Debian 6, but it will likely be similar.

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