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Old 10-23-2002, 02:08 AM   #1
theSpinner
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editing and saving to /var/www/.......


I am attempting to edit my html files for apache while logged in as a regular user. The problem of course is the files are in /var/www/html which I can't save to unless I am logged in as root. I added "laurie" to the apache group (apache owns the directory) but I still can't save there. What do I have to do to save and edit files on that directory logged on as "laurie" ?
 
Old 10-23-2002, 02:57 AM   #2
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i think this was posted in a thread here before...

but what you can do is create a directory called (or something else) 'html' under /home/laurie and then create a link to it under /var/www/html/. laurie takes control of /home/laurie/html/.
 
Old 10-23-2002, 04:01 AM   #3
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what's the permissions on the directory? ( ls -la /var/www/ )

when you set the permissions, did you do this?

chown -R :apache /var/www/html
 
  


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