I'm a newbie and trying to create the following simple cgi script and stored it in /usr/lib/cgi-bin/hello.py:

 print "Content-type: text/html"
 print "<html>"
 print "<center>Hello, Linux.com!</center>"
 print "</html>"

Also, I have add the following code to the /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf:

<Directory "/var/www/cgi-bin">
  Options +ExecCGI
  AddHandler cgi-script .py

and tried to run on browser by http://usr/lib/cgi-bin/hello.py. It's not working


Finally, This article worked for me.

Instead of modifying '/sites-available/000-default.conf', I write the following code in '/etc/apache2/conf-available/serve-cgi-bin.conf':

   ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /var/www/cgi-bin/
         <Directory "/var/www/cgi-bin/">
              AllowOverride None
              Options +ExecCGI 

Also, I saved the hello.py in /var/www/cgi-bin folder and then open the file in the browser.


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