Running php server on ipad?

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    Has anyone gotten a php/apache server running on their ipad? I think this is doable considering it has been done on an itouch (obtained info from ifans forum).
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    Yes , that is absolutely possible .just download php and curl from cydia and you're done .Instead of apache download lighttpd and lighttpd sbs toggle because you need a conf file and the toggle automatically creates it and the /var/www folder, and the log files .
    Tested on iPad 1st gen running IOS 4.2.1 and iPhone 4th gen running IOS 4.2.1 .Both devices where jail broken with greenpois0n rc6
    Hope this helps you

    P.S I forgotten the most important step of all ... All the above won't work because you need libssh2 which can be found at this cydia repo : "http://boococky.hostei.com/cydia/"
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    Great response.
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    Great instructions While! Got my php server running on the Ipad without a hitch! Tnx!
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    I'm happy I could help :p
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    Hello!

    A little question.
    I've got lighttpd installed, and a /var/www folder does exist!
    But I can't access it! And I can't find PHP and CURL on Cydia!
    And when I try to enter the given source, it works in the beginning but then gives me an error !

    Thanks!
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    I believe in Cydia you may have selected "user" instead of "developer" (or something like that). Afterwards they will show up when you search. I also did the same mistake. Also PHP/Curl is one download instead of 2 separate. Good luck.
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    I have tried several times with no avail. Would still being on 3.2 have anything to do with it?
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    Looking at cydia on my ipad ... its description is ok for ios3 so I assume firmware 3.2 is ok. I obtained it from Telesphoreo source at apt.saurik.com

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