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How do I install osCommerce?

Recently I've come across the osCommerce, an open-source e-commerce project, and I'd like to try it. Is it packaged in the repository (like Wordpress)? If not, how do I manually install and use it?
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I need to grant permission to my export directory to write to webserver, but I don't know what that is

I am installing a rather complicated program that writes to a directory and this directory needs to be able to write to my webserver. My instructions say this: Grant php/export directory ...
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how to browse to a local web site from my ubuntu desktop

I run a web server just on my local network on a Windows XP machine using IIS. The main app I created keeps track of all my bookmarks so that no matter which computer I'm using in my home, I have ...
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Unable to access server web pages from internet?

I'm new to Ubuntu server, which I have install (10.04). My server is connected to my Belkin router, which in turn is connected to my CISCO Linksys SPA2102 VOIP phone adapter/router. I can asscess my ...
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How do I establish an FTP connection from Windows to Ubuntu Server?

I have a LAMP web-server on Ubuntu 11.10, working perfectly. But now I want to develop my website from a Windows 7 system in the same network. I want to set up an FTP connection to Ubuntu so I can ...
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Crashed my server, how do I find out what happened?

From a remote machine, I ran 100 concurrent requests against my Ubuntu VPS ab -n 100 -c 100 http://... And, as I suspected, the server "crashed". I can still ping it, and it responds very quickly ...
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Change XAMPP's htdocs web root folder to another one

I'm trying to change the XAMPP's web root default directory /opt/lampp/htocs to another one like /home/me/Dropbox/public_html without success. I've edited the file /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf # old ...
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How do i set up a webcam server for HTTP?

There used to be a package webcam-server, but it is no longer there. I would like to be able to view the picture from a Logitech USB webcam in a browser in a different computer in the same network. I ...
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How can I host a website in a virtual machine?

Before you shoot this down, please let me explain what I mean.... I am running Windows, I also have a virtual machine installed that is running Ubuntu. I want to set up a website on Ubuntu (the ...
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How I can turn off unknown webserver (Apache probably)?

I want to start XAMPP Apache server but it terminal it says that another web server daemon is already running. So I want to find out how to turn off it or so. When I go to localhost I get following ...
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Benefits of using Squid proxy in Ubuntu Server

What are some of the benefits of installing Squid Proxy in an Ubuntu Server that is sharing its Internet connection to a group of PCs in a LAN.
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where is my awstats 6.9.5~dfsg-5 installed?

I installed this webserver log analyzer with Synaptic, and now cannot find it. It will not run from terminal. I have AbyssX1 running on my box and would like to see my visitor statistics.
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XAMPP vs. Native LAMP Packages

I'm currently in the process of setting up an Ubuntu Desktop setup for a combination of technical writing, heavy statistics/mathematical analysis, and also server-side development and I wanted to know ...
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“allrequestsallowed.com”… Hack attempt?

I have many attempts on my (small, personal and absolutely unimportant) web server, and apache and fail2ban usually do their job right. But there's a log entry that worries me: xx.yy.www.zzz - - ...
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Setting up a web server, using multiple user accounts

I’ve just installed Ubuntu Server on a new server and have been looking around for tutorials on setting up a web server with multiple user accounts. How I’ve set small web servers like this in the ...
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apache2 is making my amazon ec2 unavailable, any ideas?

I have a web server running on a EC2 c1.medium intance. The instance is running on ubuntu, with apache2 and mysql.The ubuntu and apache version are the next; Ubuntu DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu ...
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Alternatives to Firefox 3.5/POW to use SSJS?

I have to install FFX 3.5 on my 11.04 machine. It's needed because I'm helping a friend of mine in a project involving Server-Side Javascript, and he is using POW webserver, actually avaliable for ...
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How can I host my own website

I have bought a domain lets say it example.com, I also own an Ubuntu 10.04 machine which I would like to use it to serve my personal website. I have deployed the website on my local machine and its ...
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How do I use .NET on Ubuntu Server?

I have been running a webserver on my Ubuntu server. Now my friend wants me to also run .NET on my server. How do I run .NET on it? I know nothing about .NET, though my friend is quite good at it.
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Cpanel like platform

I'm looking for a automated point-and-click hosting platform like Cpanel. Is any free and open source platform and which of them do you thing is the best? I prefer to be free of charge.
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How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www?

I want to stop having to use sudo everytime I work in /var/www. How can I do that? I simply want to put all of my sites into this directory and work with them without too much pain.
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Should I symlink my /var/www directory to my home?

I have just installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 with a LAMP setup. I want to host a website there but I'm not sure which is the best way to get/edit my files on the server. Googling provides many options ...
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What is “GFI WebMonitor Secure Download”? and how to disable it?

Please help me to disable it! it offends me while downloading via Web browsers.
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How to connect to homepage after creating it with a python webframework (hyde) from an other machine in the same network?

I created a website on a server with hyde. After installing hyde on a Ubuntu machine, I followed these steps: Temrinal: $ hyde -s /path/to/mysite create $ cd /path/to/mysite $ hyde gen $ hyde serve ...
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How can I gzip my web directories?

I would like to make a compressed file of my web sites folder and send it to a backups folder, and I can't seem to find anything specific on google. My web folder is: ...
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Need to set up Tomcat and JSF on an ubuntu machine

As the title says, I need to set up Tomcat and JSF on an ubuntu machine, and seem to be running into issues because the tutorials i find online are out of date. Can someone provide an up-to-date ...
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How to configure Firewall

How can I configure firewall for what I use as a web development server. I should be blocking all ports except 80 (HTTP), FTP, SSH? I tried configuring using ufw, gufw, firestarter but I ended up ...
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How to make Jetty webserver listen on port 80?

I would like to use Jetty as a webserver. I have edited the configuration file at /etc/default/jetty and set: # change to 0 to allow Jetty start NO_START=0 # Listen to connections from this ...
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Can I use a desktop install as a server?

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu is my first distribution. I have chosen Ubuntu because I want to learn more about Linux. I'm under time constraints and need to setup a server as soon as possible. I have ...
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Recommended workflows for Apache virtual hosts?

I do a lot of local web development work on my Ubuntu machine, and I'm constantly setting up virtual hosts in Apache. I don't need to do hard core server management, but I am getting tired of the ...
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Javascript is not loading

Hey, I've got a problem with JavaScript under Ubuntu, that drives me crazy. I'm using Gedit for my web sites since I'm an Ubuntu user. When I start a new website I create (usually with the gnome ...
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Renaming localhost

By default 127.0.0.1 has the localhost alias. I found several approaches to changing it to a different string, but what is the standard, effective and safe best-practice way of doing it? Can I give ...
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How to setup a Git server? [duplicate]

I am trying to setup a Git server could. Can anyone tell me how to set up a Git server, so that client machines can connect to that server and make use of Git version control for their projects... ...
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Release of Ubuntu One server code? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is the Ubuntu One server side application proprietary? Will Ubuntu One's server code ever be released so that people can run their own private "Ubuntu One"?
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Moving a LAMP set up from 32 bit to 64 bit

I have setup an Ubuntu server 10.10 32bit on an old Dell D610 Laptop for testing. I have the latest PHP, MySQL and Apache with Wordpress installed. After the testing is over and once I finish adding ...
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Ubuntu chroot “No such file or directory”

I have a web application where I create some folders on my server and put executables there. Then I try to run them with chroot but I get a message that access is denied there. I tried chmod -R 777 ...
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Chrome mistakenly downloads localhost/wordpress pages, but Firefox doesn't

I have Wordpress installed at http://localhost/wordpress When I try and view a page in Chrome, it downloads the PHP file rather than showing the page. When I view in Firefox, everything works fine. ...
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How to assign correct permissions to both webserver and svn users?

I've an issue with files ownerships. I have a drupal website and the "files" folder needs to be owned by "www-data" in order to let the users to upload files with php. However I'm now using svn and ...
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Whats the simplest way to edit and add files to “/var/www”?

Having installed the web server is there a simple way to set a user able to use the graphic interface to copy files and directories to the local web server /var/www I gave myself administrative ...
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Set up multiple intranet sites

My Ubuntu machine is on the network accessible at \\linux-server I have Apache2 installed and if I go to http://linux-server it takes me to /var/www as the root directory. Is it possible on the same ...
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Web developing- Strange happenings

As I'm teaching myself PHP and MySQL during break, I'm experimenting coding in a Ubuntu virtual machine where Apache, MySQL and PHP have been installed and configured to a shared folder. I'm not a ...
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How to give directory and file permissions to a web server

I'm a Linux newbie. I'm doing a project that uses the gosmore routing engine. In one of my email to the developer about a certain problem, he replied to me that to solve the problem: "I think you ...
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How to use DRBD for entire system replication

I have installed and configured DRBD on my Ubuntu 9.10 Servers, by following the links below. link text1 and link text2 I'm in a plan to configure Ubuntu Servers for High Availability, so i have ...
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Remote administration of a server?

I'm going to install a ubuntu server to provide email, ftp and maybe webserver services too. I dont want to install a gui for the server, but I'd like to administrate it remotely. I was thinking in ...