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    Starting and connecting PHP on Mandrake Linux 9.2

    Hi All,

    Good Day to you..

    I am new to Linux. I have installed Apache on my m/c. I am interested in learning PHP.

    I need your advice on the following.

    1. Do I need to install any s/w for starting PHP ?

    2. Do I need to do any setting changes on my Linux box for coding in my linux box?

    3. Would like to know if there is any URL that helps on PHP on Mandrake Linux.

    Pls. advice me on the above.

    Thanks in advance for your advice and help.

    Kalyan Kumar

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    create a new file something.php and put this code in it
           echo "Hi, I'm a PHP script!";
    View it using the webserver, ie: http://localhost.localdomain/~user/test.php If it outputs correctly (You should not see the word "echo" in your browser) then you have PHP installed, else go install PHP

    The rest of your questions are answered at this site:
    how to install PHP Depending on what version of apache you have, there are different instructions at that link. It tells you what all you need to download, install, edit, etc.

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