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From Daniel Lopez <>
Subject Re: tilde question
Date Tue, 12 Mar 2002 01:12:19 GMT

and check the canonical urls section in
there is a mod_rewrite example on how to do that



On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 05:26:05PM -0700, Casas, Claudia wrote:
> Hello everyone:
> My name is Claudia Casas and I just recently subscribed to this list.
> I just configured apache 1.3.22 as my web server on linux 7.2.
> I am migrating from a web server on WindowsNT to Linux. : )
> I am not an expert on apache, and this may be an obvious question for some
> of you, but please bare with a newbie.
> I would like to know if it is possible to remove the tilde from the httpd
> address.
> For example:
> On windows I usually refer to a web address like this:
> <>   but on
> linux I noticed you need a tilde character like this
> <> 
> Is there any way I can configure the server to be able to accept the web
> address with no tilde, just like in windows.
> I do not mind having it, but I do not think my current users will like the
> idea.
> Any references or help will be greatly appreaciated.
> Thanks in advance!

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