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Negus Live Linux Series The Official Damn Small Linux Book: The Tiny Adaptable Linux That Runs on Anything by Christopher Negus, John Andrews, Robert Shingledecker

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Chapter 16. Setting Up an XAMPP Web Server in DSL

Serving up content for most common web servers doesn’t require a very powerful computer. With Damn Small Linux’s (DSL’s) small size and some prepackaged web server software, it’s possible to configure a powerful web server on a machine with as little as 64MB of RAM and about 120MB of disk space.

XAMPP is a neat little project that combines a powerful selection of open source software that can be used to create a professional-quality web service on most popular operating systems. The popular combination of Web server software often referred to as LAMPP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Perl) has the “L” here replaced by an “X” to indicate that instead of just Linux, the project can run on OS ...

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