I installed a new version of Ubuntu on my computer. Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

The files for my website are on another disk. See Program ToolsDisks

  • Device: /dev/sdb1
  • Partition type: Linux
  • Contence: Ext4(versie 1.0) – Mounted on /media/joris/doc

I did following ( source ):

sudo apt update
sudo apt install apache2
cd /etc/apache2/sites-available/
sudo cp 000-default.conf gci.conf

sudo gedit gci.conf
DocumentRoot media/joris/doc/website

sudo a2ensite gci.conf
service apache2 reload

sudo adduser joris  www-data
sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /media/joris/doc/website
sudo chmod -R g+rw /media/joris/doc/website

P.S. I live in Belgium and I speak Dutch. Exist also a dutch forum of Ubuntu?

I have taken new steps I encountered problems with rights in other programs

mkdir /d sudo cp etc/fstab etc/fstab_oud
sudo gedit etc/fstab

# Harde schijf 1TB
UUID="23f455e3-08a4-4e34-9122-19e375ed6a4c" /d ext4 defaults 0 0

Folder website: /d/website

cd etc/apache2/sites-available
sudo gedit gci.conf

# DocumentRoot /var/www/html
  DocumentRoot /d/website

sudo gedit etc/apache2/apache2.conf Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Require all granted

With the program dolphin I added a named user www-data

I have added named user www-data and [v] Apply changes to all subfolders and their content

service apache2 reload

My site is still not displayed, but the default site of apache!


Problem is solved!!

I did this:

joris@joris-MS-7798:/etc/apache2/sites-available$ sudo a2dissite 000-default
[sudo] wachtwoord voor joris:
Site 000-default disabled.
To activate the new configuration, you need to run:
systemctl reload apache2
joris@joris-MS-7798:/etc/apache2/sites-available$ sudo a2ensite gci.conf
Site gci already enabled
joris@joris-MS-7798:/etc/apache2/sites-available$ sudo service apache2 reload

And it worked!!

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  • So what was the problem? Did you edit gci.conf in between? Or did you just forget sudo in your original service apache2 reload command? – Melebius Jan 28 at 8:17

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