Change Default Folder Apache /var/www

10:52 AM

When we completed install Apache or LAMPP, we can't directly use the default folder in /var/www because restricted by linux security. How to change the default folder?? it's easy. .just type this in the terminal

sudo gedit /etc/apache2/sites-available/default

change both of /var/www to your desired folder

red words showed my desired folder to save website
<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost

DocumentRoot /home/lians/website
Options FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride None
<Directory /home/lians/website/>
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
AllowOverride None
Order allow,deny
allow from all

ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /usr/lib/cgi-bin/
<Directory "/usr/lib/cgi-bin">
AllowOverride None
Options +ExecCGI -MultiViews +SymLinksIfOwnerMatch
Order allow,deny
Allow from all

ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log

# Possible values include: debug, info, notice, warn, error, crit,
# alert, emerg.
LogLevel warn

CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined

    Alias /doc/ "/usr/share/doc/"
    <Directory "/usr/share/doc/">
        Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks
        AllowOverride None
        Order deny,allow
        Deny from all
        Allow from ::1/128


Save and quit then restart your apache using this

/etc/init.d/apache2 restart
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