apache not correctly running php scripts

Hal Burgiss hal at burgiss.net
Wed Oct 20 21:50:18 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 5:29 PM, Jacob Mansfield <cyberjacob at gmail.com>wrote:

> I am trying to install squirrelmail onto my new mail server, however it
> appears that Apache is not running the server-side php scripts as when I try
> to open the squirrelmail page FireFox reports that the file will be
> downloaded as it's mime type is application/x-httpd-suphp if i open the
> downloaded file I can see that none of the php has been phrased is is
> clearly visible, which it should not be. I'd like some help on this one as
> I'm a web developer not a mail server admin

Was all this installed as Ubuntu packages? If so, I'd guess there is some
php stuff that did not get installed. Can you list the php related packages,
something like 'dpkg -l |grep php'. A generic Ubuntu install should "just
work" (assuming all the php stuff is installed).

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