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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] User web and other web dirs
Date Tue, 13 Jul 2004 02:23:27 GMT
On Mon, 12 Jul 2004 17:18:47 +0100, David Gonzalez <> wrote:
> Hola Apache Users ( Hoy  Digo lo siguiente:
>    I  have  installed  apache 2.0.49 and i'd like to know if there's a
>    way  of  changing the tilde (/~david/) for anyother symbol or alias
>    it so we could use +, -, whatever character as on Spanish keyboards
>    this key is'n present (you have to use ALT+126).


Two other alternatives:
1. Hack mod_userdir to use whatever character you want.
2. Tell your users to type %7e in place of ~.

>    Another  question  i'm  hosting  some  mirrors on my machine Samba,
>    Rsync    and    TLDP  and  i  have  them  set  up  as  Alias  like
>    but i would like to set them as for example
>    Is there any way of doing this.

Yes.  It's called virtual hosts.  See:
But note you'll need to setup DNS correctly to map to
the same place as before you start configuring apache.


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