[ubuntu-uk] Drupal 7 installation - php file not found/not opening in browser

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 22:05:13 UTC 2014

On 2 July 2014 22:24, David King <linuxman at avoura.com> wrote:

> I have installed Drupal 7 into Ubuntu 14.04, following instructions from
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Drupal
> I got as far as the bit that says Complete the Drupal Installation through
> a Browser
> and clicked on the links for install.php but in Firefox all I get is 404
> not found.
> I tried just entering /var/www/drupal/install.php and then Firefox found
> the file but a dialog box popped up asking me what to do with the file,
> rather than allowing me to continue with the drupal installation. It
> suggested opening it with gedit.
> I am not sure if I did it all correctly in installing or setting up
> localhost properly, as the instructions were not entirely clear nor
> complete on that page.
> So how do I get this to work so I can have a working Drupal 7
> installation?
Is apache running and do you get a page when you go to http://localhost in

If so, then try http://localhost/drupal/install.php. If that doesn't work
then something isn't working with your LAMP setup.


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