Colin Robinson

Just another guy on the internet


Setting up a LAMP for local development on Arch Linux

Just installed Arch Linux (after leaving Ubuntu due to Unity/GNOME 3). Now I need to setup my development environment. This should work for most distros, not just Arch. I want Apache, MySQL, PHP, phpMyAdmin, and SSL. Because its easy and I’m lazy, we’re going to setting up XAMPP. As always, first reference the wiki (Xampp […]

Unable to access phpMyAdmin

Quick entry today. I installed a LAMP on Ubuntu and when I accessed http://localhost/ on my browser it said “It Works” but when I tried to access http://localhost/phpMyAdmin/ I got a 404. The fix was simple, for some reason the phpMyAdmin config file wasn’t being loaded so I did a sudo nano /etc/apache2/apache2.conf then went […]


How to install Eclipse 3.7 on Ubuntu 11.04

The Eclipse packages in Ubuntu are are very out of date. The latest version in the Ubuntu repos is 3.5.2 where as the latest version of Eclipse is 3.7. I’m posting this because Ubuntu 11.04 uses the new Unity desktop which uses overlay-scrollbars (scrolls bars that are hidden until you hover over them). For some […]

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