When you upgrade your XAMPP to 1.8.0 or install XAMPP it you can get this type of error message."
New XAMPP security concept:
Access to the requested object is only available from the local network.
This setting can be configured in the file "httpd-xampp.conf".
If you think this is a server error, please contact the webmaster.
Apache/2.4.2 (Unix) OpenSSL/1.0.1c PHP/5.4.4
I also attach screenshot of it.
sudo gedit /opt/lampp/etc/extra/httpd-xampp.conf
Now make the two changes in that file as given in the following screenshots.
Original File :
After Changes :
sudo /opt/lampp/lampp restart
Now your phpmyadmin is working properly.