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Old 08-25-2006, 12:18 PM   #1
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Does Apache comes included with Fedora 5?


I just installed Fedora on my system.
I also installed Bluefish since I will be using it to do some web development.

I want to install Apache, PHP and MySQL. Now, I heard that Apache may be already included in the operating system.

So when I login as root and type httpd -v on the terminal, this comes out:

Server version: Apache/2.2.0
Server build: Feb 11 something something

So I guess this means it is installed. But I make a search for apache folder and can't find it. I also type http://localhost on the browser and it doesnt work. I have been looking on the Services and can't find it anywhere.

SO HERE ARE MY THREE QUESTIONS:

In what folder is Apache supposed to be, IFFFF it is installed?

Are PHP and MySQL already included with Fedora 5?

When I login as an user the httpd -v command doesnt work. Why?

Thanks in advance,

Leo
 
Old 08-25-2006, 02:06 PM   #2
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To find out if apache is installed you can use the rpm command. I believe it is rpm -qa will tell you all packages installed. Now as far as the directory for apache files it is normally
/var/www/htdocs. I would check your /etc/apache directory for more information. As far as PHP and mySQL being installed I am not sure. If you chose to install them during your pc installation then yes they are there.
 
Old 08-25-2006, 02:19 PM   #3
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You can use "rpm -qa|grep php" to search for packages that have php in the title. If certain things are not installed, like if mysql-server is not installed, you can issue the following command:
yum install mysql-server
and it will be downloaded and installed from a mirror.

The reason that command worked as root and not as a user is becuase of your path. If you type "/usr/sbin/httpd -v" it will work no matter who you are logged in as.

The default root directory for your website is /var/www/html and the config files are located in /etc/httpd/

Some packages you will need are httpd, php, php-mysql, mysql-server. You may require some others like mod_auth_mysql, mysql-administrator, system-config-httpd, httpd-manual (never hurts), mysql-gui-common
 
Old 09-08-2006, 12:21 AM   #4
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Make sure selinux is disabled in the /etc/selinux.conf file too or you'll pull your hair out. Run system-config-securitylevel to alter your firewall. Make sure apache is running.
 
  


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