I installed AMP and got everything working. The problem is that I downloaded Zend Developmet studio. While it has some how change the path that i used for where the php files live..ie /usr/local/apache2/test.
When I open a file in the browser it is displayed as text/
I typed http://localhost
and got the "if this shows up its working" message from the iondex.html file.
I'm running on RH Linux 7.3