Apache is the widely known term for the Apache HTTP server, a very commonly used web server software maintained by the Apache Software Foundation.

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How can I give write-access of a folder to all users in linux?

I installed apache2 on Ubuntu just now, and noticed that the /var/www folder is protected. I can just sudo everything but I would rather just give it write access. How can I do this? I tried sudo ...
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403 Forbidden Error on Mac OS X Localhost

I set up Web Sharing in System Preferences on Mac OS X 10.6 and clicked the link it gave me there. Unfortuantely, Apache gave me this 403 error: Forbidden You don't have permission to access ...
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Apache Server on Windows 7 opening up ports?

I have installed Apache 2.2.14 on Windows 7 and can view my web pages using both http://localhost and http://127.0.0.1 but when I try to access the server from another computer on the same router, it ...
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How to download list of files from a file server?

How would I download a list of files from a file server like this one http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/binaries/ ? I suppose I could use wget but then it tries to get all the links and the html file ...
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Apache2 won't load css files on Debian 6 (Squeeze)

After using nginx for a few months, which worked pretty well, I decided to switch back to Apache. Now, I have just installed apache2, but it seems like it won't load my CSS files. I've been struggling ...
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Connecting to localhost with smartphone: possible?

I am currently developing a mobile PHP project on localhost (or, to be more precise, a locally hosted website reachable at http://azgoth/) on my desktop computer and wish to check out how the design ...
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windows rename command to rename file.a.b to file.b

I have a few folders with hundreds of html files. The file name should have been .htm but it is .asp.htm and it does not run. It is plain html file and there is no asp code. So, I tried to rename the ...
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Making home based web server

I am new in making web servers. I installed Apache web server in my computer and I forwarded a port 80 on my Router. When I type http://localhost, 127.0.0.1 or my local IP ie 192.168.1.2 in my web ...
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Unable to resolve dynamic IP for home web server

I have configured my home web server with Fedora. Now if I enter localhost or 192.168.0.1 in my address bar I can see the Apache test page. But if I enter my current dynamic ip on address bar then I ...
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Cannot see http (apache) server outside home network

Ive been racking my brain with this all evening. Power went out with a tstorm today, started back up my server... running apache and a team speak server on it. TS is great, cant see my web page ...
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PHP files are downloaded instead of getting interpreted

I'm encountring some difficulties with my Apache2/PHP5. All was well-configured and working, but after reinstalling apache2, the PHP files are displayed without being interpreted. I tried many ...
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Cannot access apache webserver running on home network from internet

I am trying to setup apache web server in my home network. I followed the instructions found at http://www.boutell.com/newfaq/creating/hostmyown.html. I have a d-link dir-601 router with a cable ...
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Apache w/out internet connection

I have a Vista laptop that I have been running Apache / MySql / Php / PhpMyAdmin on for quite some time without fail. I just use it to test bits of code here and there etc. No problems, until ...
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Run java in php apache2

I wrote a simple PHP file which calls a java application. It runs on cli without problems but I can't run it on browser. Output: "Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: ...
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How do I start apache in OSX Mountain Lion / Mavericks?

OSX Mountain Lion removed the GUI for web sharing, but apache is still installed. How do I start and stop the service? How do I get the service to automatically launch on startup?
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How to easily create a SSL certificate and configure it in Apache2 in Mac OS X?

I'd like to use my Mac OS X with https for local development tests. How can I easily make Apache2 respond to ssl, just for test proposes - I don't want a real certificate, just a fake to make local ...
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How do I get Apache to follow symlinks?

In my apache www folder (/var/www on ubuntu 10.10) I have: mydir -> /home/user/mydir (that I created with ln -s) Now, if I want to see a listing of the files in mydir from the web, I have to ...
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How do I set the Apache2 DocumentRoot to a “vboxsf” VirtualBox Shared Folder? (permissions issue?)

I setup Ubuntu 11.04 desktop 32 bit on a VirtualBox VM with a shared folder to the host. The shared folder is /media/sf_Dev/ I want to change Apache2 to point the DocumentRoot to that folder, so I ...
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How can I determine if Apache is installed on a system?

I have Linux Mint on my computer but I don't know how to find out whether Apache2 is on it or where it is actually installed. I run my web browser (PHP installed) with http://localhost as a URL and it ...
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403 Forbidden Error when trying to view localhost on Apache

I think my Apache must be all screwed up. I don't know if it ever worked. I just upgraded to Snow Leopard, and the first step on this tutorial is to start apache and check that it's working by opening ...
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How to access guest server from the web

Ok, here's what I want to do: I want to connect to a webserver running on a virtual machine. I have an Apache webserver running on my host machine: Windows Vista, which can be accessed from the web. ...
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SSL support with Apache and Proxytunnel

I'm inside a strict corporate environment. https traffic goes out via an internal proxy (for this example it's 10.10.04.33:8443) that's smart enough to block ssh'ing directly to ssh.glakspod.org:443. ...
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How does the Python Web Application stack work [closed]

I've been frantically reading up about python and REST services as I want to start learning and building a service. The terms confused me a lot - my past web application experience is some limited ...
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Why does the WebDAV(HTTP) RFC Specification produce invalid XML?

I am unable to use cadaver to view files in a WebDAV collection (hosted on Apache) as the XML part of the HTTP response is invalid. If I use cURL to pull a list of properties, I then face a problem ...
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Convert file to PDF using LibreOffice under user apache (i.e. when using PHP)

I installed libreoffice-headless and can convert documents when logged on into the shell as a normal user. [root@desktop ~]# yum install libreoffice-headless [root@desktop ~]# yum install ...
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Where is the Apache configuration located on Linux Mint?

Using the command gedit /etc/apache2/httpd.conf produces a text file containing just one line. I need to change the DocumentRoot of my Apache configuration so as to use with the CakePHP framework.
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How to setup a site that works in a home network

Please help, I don't have any idea on how to host a webpage on a home network. Its just in a home network with 3-4 computers connected with a hub. And I've already installed wampserver on the computer ...
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How do I install ffmpeg on Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 and Zend server for my PHP.I have fed up completely searching and trying every methods of installation found on internet. Luckily, I installed it well on my Ubuntu machine at my ...
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Group permissions for apache

I've run into a problem with Joomla. . . it cant create new folders through the Admin UI. It's a standard permissions error. I've been told to chmod all of the folders in the site to 777. Is ...
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Apache2 RewriteRule not working

I have this in my /srv/www/htdocs/.htaccess file: RewriteEngine On #turn on rewite engine RewriteRule ^schedule/?$ index.php?page=schedule [NC,L] RewriteRule ^music/?$ index.php?page=music [NC,L] ...
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Apache redirect from one domain to another domain

Like many users, we tend to register the *.com and *.net versions of our domain names to prevent nefarious squatters. So if we wanted "foo.com" we'd also register "foo.net" and have them both resolve ...
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PHP code is returned instead of executed

I have L-Ubuntu 11.04. I've installed Apache2 and I'm trying to simulate a server on my local file system by navigating to localhost in the browser. The problem is that I can't seem to get php to ...
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Configure Apache to serve multiple subdomains via HTTP + HTTPS

I have a virtual server hosted at ISP with 2 public IPv4 addresses. I want to run several subdomains (more than 2) with Apache and serve them via both HTTP and HTTPS. The SSL cert is a wildcard one ...
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Apache FOP does not honor font settings/directory for DocBook

I'm trying to use Microsoft's Arial Unicode font in a DocBook project. The project is using Apache's FOP. FOP is installed in /usr/local/bin/fop-1.1. The Arial_Unicode.ttf font is installed in ...
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Apache 2.4 don't follow all symlinks

I'm configuring my local Apache webserver after a fresh Kubuntu 14.04 install. Apache version is 2.4.7. I usually work with files located in a separated partition (/dev/sdb6 here), and create ...
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apache 2.4 + php 4.7 cannot load php5apache2_4.dll

I am trying to make Apache (httpd-2.4.3-win32) to work with PHP 5.4.7 (VC9 x86 Thread Safe) on Windows 7. Apaches default page is working and proudly says: "It works". PHP CLI is working and ...
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http://localhost:8080 is not working on running apacher Server through XAMPP

I am unable to configure a PHP/MySQL/Apache environment on my local machine using XAMPP. In my xampp control panel the Apache and MySQL status is shown as started, but localhost URL is not working. ...
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Problem with permissions when syncing to sites directory

Is there a way to symbolically link a directory using ln to my ~/Sites/ directory on OS X so that the permissions are correct so it may be viewed in a web browser when I'm doing web development on a ...
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Can't seem to run Apache 2.2 on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

Here's my error message when I run sudo apachectl start: (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address 127.0.0.1:80 no listening sockets available, shutting down Unable to open ...
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Setting Squid Transparent Proxy

I want to setup Squid transparent proxy on my server. However, I also want to have Apache running. And HTTP/HTTPS should work on Apache as well as on proxy port. So say: Apache serves HTTP ...
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Apache Web Server Works Locally Not Globally

I have been at this for a while tonight and thought I would seek some help before I hit the sack. I have successfully downloaded Apache and can run it without any issues on a fedora 16 box acting as ...
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Apache returning 404 if pathinfo includes partially URI-encoded URL

(Wow, that title sucks... Feel free to make a suggestion in comments or edit it if you have a better one.) I have a server with a CGI program which receives a URL as pathinfo, checks the user's IP ...
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500 Errors when communicating with Firefox Sync Server through mod_wsgi and Apache2

I recently set up the new version of the Firefox Sync Server written in Python. I used the tutorial which can be found here: http://docs.services.mozilla.com/howtos/run-sync.html After I completed the ...
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Can't write to /var/www/ directory with PHP, permissions are 777

I can't understand where the problem is. Apache is running with my standard user that actually can write those files. What should I do?
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How to host a torrent server?

I use Apache on my machine to share some files over office network. How can I host them over torrent instead of sending them over http?
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How to copy something to Apache's www-directory using a GUI?

i am using ubuntu 9.10 and when i copy a folder from the desktop to the www directory from lamp it says permission denied. im not doing it through terminal but how can i make myself root level to copy ...
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htaccess not working on Mac when copied, but works from a NTFS partition

I run Apache on Mac OS X (XAMPP) for a site that uses .htaccess to have URLs like "domain.com/site/section/etc". The problem is that the URL scheme is not working. It seems that the .htaccess file is ...
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Change service apache2 on linux

I'm on ubuntu 12.04. The default exe location for service apache2 (usage ex: sudo service apache2 start) currently points at /etc/apache2/bin/httpd, but that will not modify the current running ...
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Apache Virtual Host loads slowly on Chrome and Firefox, not at all on Safari

I originally wrote a post here, which I now know is down to Safari/browsers or something. Basically, my Virtual Host, 5lines.dev, which is a WordPress Multisite, loads really slowly on Chrome and ...
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Apache Virtual Host hangs when loading, but it's subdomains load perfectly

I have a WordPress Multisite installation, with quite a few subdomain sites set up. These all work perfectly fine, however the main domain doesn't work. It doesn't even show a white screen, or any ...