[thelist] trouble starting Apache locally

kasimir-k kasimir.k.lists at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 13:05:29 CDT 2008

Bruce Gilbert scribeva in 2008-03-30 19:07:
> I get a busy msg. in the XAMPP control panel and Apache doesn't start.

One very likely reason is that Apache is unable to start listening on 
port 80, and a very likely reason for that is Skype, which will use port 
80 if it's available. You can either:
a: quit skype, start apache, start skype
b: tell Skype (or Apache for that matter) to use another port

If this was the reason but you need more help, this might be a good 
starting point:


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