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Old 09-20-2006, 07:43 PM   #1
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Canada
Distribution: Fedora 25
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install apache 2.2 from source on ubuntu -it works

I just did a quick install from source
I'm sorry if I prematurely dissed Ubuntu a couple of posts back

I think it's worth posting as a new solution message (IMHO)
I never did an apache 2.2 before and I was wondering if I was missing something. So out of curiousity...

Download source from apache

I took the .bz2 file
Unix Source: httpd-2.2.3.tar.bz2 [PGP] [MD5]

# cd /usr/local/
# cp whereverFromDownload/httpd-2.2.3.tar.bz2 .

tar xvjf filename
# tar -xvjf httpd-2.2.3.tar.bz2

Note: where xvjf is execute and tvjf is list

./configure --with-layout=GNU \

ooops fails no C compiler

this is ubuntu

# apt-get install gcc

configure again

# ./configure --with-layout=GNU \

No make file - go figgure

# apt-get install make

# make

# make install

# cd ../apache2.2.3/
# ls -l

# cd conf
edit httpd.conf
# If your host doesn't have a registered DNS name, enter its IP address here.

# cd ../bin

# apachectl start


Now to the browser

It works!


Make it happen!
Old 09-22-2006, 12:40 PM   #2
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: Hannover, Germany
Distribution: Let there be Ubuntu... :o)
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Now to the browser
robert@ubuntu:~$ ping
ping: unknown host
Does it work locally, at least?
Old 09-22-2006, 01:43 PM   #3
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Canada
Distribution: Fedora 25
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Hi Robert,

Ooops. Thanks for pointing that out. I failed to mention that is a name I made up for my internal netwok.

To get to a home web-server from outside you will have to register with a service like DynDNS

Note: To set up a development environment in Ubuntu
Add extra repos and do:
sudo apt-get install build-essential glade-common glade-gnome emacs21 fontforge devhelp

# apt-get install gcc
# apt-get install make

Works too...


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