ask for help on a strange question

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Tue Nov 3 23:24:46 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 11:08:25PM +0800, Jove James wrote:
> Hi friend,
> I've set up a FreeBSD virtual machine with VmWare Player. After configuring
> networ I installed xampp-linux-1.7.2.tar.gz on it. But quite weird that I
> got "command not found" error:
> jove# pwd
> /opt/lampp
> jove# ls
> RELEASENOTES    error           lampp           logs            sbin
> backup          etc             lib             modules         share
> bin             htdocs          libexec         phpmyadmin      tmp
> cgi-bin         icons           licenses        phpsqliteadmin  var
> jove# ./lampp start
> ./lampp: Command not found.

Assuming that "lampp" is a script with the exec bit set, you may want
to check that the first line references a script-interpreter that
exists, eg "#!/usr/bin/perl".

Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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