I think this might be the reason it's not working, but I don't know how to fix it.
these are my warnings
Check that the php.ini setting allow_call_time_pass_reference is on allow_call_time_pass_reference is set to '' in php.ini. You can install with allow_call_time_pass_reference not set, but some warnings may get displayed. For best results, turn it on.
I can't tell what webserver you are running.
Without Apache I can't tell if mod_rewrite is enabled.
I can't tell whether mod_rewrite is running.
You may need to configure a rewriting rule yourself.