Where do you put all your HTML stuff on a home Linux server?

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Sun Jan 20 12:28:00 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 03:14:17AM -0800, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> Chris G wrote:
>> I've been changing my mind and messing about with this for years and  
>> *still* haven't really come to a sensible final conclusion.  It's not
>> even that it matters all that much but I wish there was an obvious    
>> answer.
> I use /srv
> as root:
> mkdir -p /srv/www.hostname.tld/www
> chown -R user:group /srv/www.hostname
> You then create a file in /etc/httpd.conf/ that points to 
> /srv/www.hostname.tld/www as the DocumentRoot
> Works for me.
/srv is the 'right' place, unfortunately many (all?) linux
distributions don't use it.

Chris Green

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