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From "Joost Heer, de" <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: Trouble setting up second document root
Date Fri, 23 Jul 2010 06:29:09 GMT
>I am running Amarok Web Front end.  On Ubuntu Mobline Remix I can have the music
>files located in /home/user/Music, on my FC12 box that will not work.  The main
>difference between the 2 machiens is that on Ubuntu Apache2 is the service name
>and on FC12 httpd is the service name for the web server.  httpd appears to have
>more lock downs on it than ubuntu.  

>I can not get my FC12 box to use /home/user/Music as a location that apache can serve
>the files from, but can on the Ubuntu box.  I created a folder and copied the Music director
>located at /music and made >apache owner and I can serve music from that but from the
>logged in user, I can't see or edit the files in that folder.  

>What do I need to change on my FC12 box to allow /home/user/Music to be read by
>apache, yet still allow me to access the directory?

Make sure that /home, /home/user and /home/user/Music are all executable by the
apache user. IIRC, the home directories on a Fedora box are by default unreadable
for everyone except the user.



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