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Core PHP Programming: Using PHP to Build Dynamic Web Sites by Leon Atkinson

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Installation on Apache for UNIX

If you are using Linux, you can easily find an RPM for Apache and PHP, but this installation may not include every PHP feature you want. I recommend this route as a very quick start. You can always pursue compiling Apache and PHP from scratch later. PHP will compile on most versions of UNIX-like operating systems, including Solaris and Linux. If you have ever compiled software you've found on the Net, you will have little trouble with this installation. If you don't have experience extracting files from a tar archive and executing make files, you may wish to rely on your sysadmin or someone else more experienced. You will need to have root privileges to completely install PHP.

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