after two days trying to get apache up n running, i finally got it up a few hours ago...
i can view localhost (comes up with the apache has been sucessfuflly installed thingie) yet, when i wish to view localhost/~de it comes up with
You don't have permission to access /~de/ on this server.
Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
i manually set the persmissions, even to 777 but its still coming up with that error :S
from what ive worked on with jsp files at uni, ive needed a htacess file, but i dont have the fainted clue on how to go about that.
also, i have created a public_html with an index.html file in /de