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From "Evert Lammerts" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Forbidden error
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2008 12:41:53 GMT
Sorry, instead of www-user it should be www-data. So, try:
>> chown www-data /path/to/document/root

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Evert Lammerts
<> wrote:
>> 1. I have started linux from the ROOT user.
> It doesn't matter which user you've started apache with. The
> permissions apache works with are by default set to 'www-user' (in
> apache2.conf), meaning that www-user needs to have access to your
> document root folder.
> Check which folder is your document root and I think this command
> should ix your problem:
>>> chown www-user /path/to/document/root
> Try and let us know

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