Change apache2 default root directory

- Pranay on Sep 04 '14

To change the Apache http server default root directory in Ubuntu operating system from a Terminal.

Command: sudo gedit /etc/apache2/sites-available/default

  1. this will open the file "/etc/apache2/sites-available/default" in gedit text editor.. If you use any other text editor, specify its name in the command in place of gedit
  2. Then change DocumentRoot to new path eg: /home/pranay/www/
  3. Save the file and close it.

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Pranay Deegoju
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