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Cgi bin directory for each user in Apache

By | May 9, 2020

This page http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/howto/cgi.html describes how to give each user his own cg-bin directory. The following lines should be added to the Apache configuration file http.conf : <Directory /home/*/public_html/cgi-bin> Options ExecCGI SetHandler cgi-script </Directory> Along with this there are some more points to be kept in mind. If you .htaccess file has a section like this… Read More »

How to Install Apache Mod Rewrite on Ubuntu / Linux

By | August 8, 2020

Apache Mod Rewrite mod_rewrite is an apache module which enables rewriting of urls requested by client before the pages are fetched by apache. For example www.site.com/products.php?code=459 can be written as www.site.com/products/459 or www.site.com/products/459.html. The second url is re-written into the first one by mod_rewrite using rewrite rules specified in the .htaccess file. Enable Mod Rewrite… Read More »