How to Enable Userdir (Public_html) in Ubuntu, Linuxmint and Fedora

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 Question: How  to  How  to  Enable Userdir ?

Answer

  • For  Debian/Ubuntu/Mint




1- First install userdir module:

apt-get install apache2.2-common
root@Ub11:~# a2enmod userdir 
Enabling module userdir.
To to activate the new configuration, you need to run:
/etc/init.d/apache2 restart
root@Ub11:~#

2- Edit the  file  /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/userdir.conf

AllowOverride FileInfo AuthConfig Limit Indexes
Options MultiViews Indexes SymLinksIfOwnerMatch IncludesNoExec

to

AllowOverrid  All

Options ExecCGI

 

3- Make public_html on your home

mkdir public_html 

and  put   your  files  inside  (index.php  html  cgi …)

  • For Fedora 14/15:

vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
#make it comment
#  UserDir disable
#and  uncomment  uncomment
UserDir public_html
<Directory /home/*/public_html>
AllowOverride  All
Options ExecCGI
<Limit GET POST OPTIONS>
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
</Limit>
<LimitExcept GET POST OPTIONS>
Order deny,allow
Deny from all
</LimitExcept>
</Directory>

save  and  exit and  restart apache

/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd restart

Stopping httpd: [ OK ]
Starting httpd: [  OK}

 

now  open  your  browser  http://ip/~username/

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