Leonard lenc5570 at
Fri Jan 15 21:29:13 UTC 2010

Ray Leventhal wrote:
> Leonard wrote:
>> Ray Leventhal wrote:
>>> Ray Leventhal wrote:
>>>> <huge snip>
>> Thanks for the comeback, Ray.  I tried that on Karmic using SM and
>> Firefox-3.5 but didn't get what I expected.  SM & FF came back with
>> another url file with this output(snipped for size):
> <big snip>
>> Don't know what I'm doing wrong or how to edit
>> /etc/phpsysinfo/config.php Correctly?
> Leonard,
> I httpd started?  I truly did nothing more than what I 
> described (I've already had apache running on this system, so there were 
> no dependencies when I installed phpsysinfo).
> If apache/httpd is running, is the default web root in a place that's 
> not standard?
> Lets start by determining if apache2 is running:
> $ /etc/init.d/apache2 status

* Apache is running (pid 3545).

> on a running system, the reply should be something like this:
>   * Apache is running (pid 2451).
> In my karmic install, the relevant apache conf file is
> /etc/apache2/apache2.conf
I have it.

> In a typical karmic install with apache2 (as mine is, all default 
> locations), your 'web root' is /var/www

So says my /etc/apache2/envvars

> Try making nothing more than a plain text file called 'hello.txt' with 
> the contents "Hello" and placing it in /var/www.
Done and read.

> Then browse to http://localhost/hello.txt and see if you get a 404 or a 
> plain background with the word hello in quotes :)

Output was Hello as expected.  The addr bar stayed the
same(http://localhost/hello.txt); didn't change as it did with

> Once we know if apache is running and configured to the (debian and 
> ubuntu) standard of /web/www as web root, we can further debug the 
> phpsysinfo issue.
Seems as it is.  Ready for more debugging.  Thanks.
> HTH,
> -Ray

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