phpmyadmin not working because i changed permissions and don't know how to change it back

by Jeggy   Last Updated August 14, 2019 08:02 AM

I installed LAMPP and it worked fine, but i somehow managed to change the permission of the folder /opt/lampp/ to 777 by using this command

sudo chmod 777 -f /opt/lampp -R

My plans was to do:

sudo chmod 777 -f /opt/lampp/htdocs/ -R

And now when I'm going to localhost/phpmyadmin in the browser i get this error: enter image description here

Could someone help me to fix this?

Answers 2

Try to issue this command:

chmod 0755

PMA doesn't want the to be world writable, in your case, you made it world writable by chmod 777. If it doesn't work, try to issue the command below:

chmod 755 -R /opt/lampp/phpmyadmin

This will do a recursive chmod on your phpmyadmin folder.

If it still doesn't work, try to remove the phpmyadmin installation and reinstall.

November 11, 2013 01:50 AM

if you used the direct permission to opt/htdocs.

sudo chmod -R 777 /opt/htdocs

this will permits you to open apache access. solve this issue

chmod 755 -R /opt/lampp/phpmyadmin

Sandeep Kumar
Sandeep Kumar
August 14, 2019 07:53 AM

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