Restoring ‘apache2’ Directory on Ubuntu 15.04

This post shows you how to restore ‘apache2 directory‘ if you have accidentally removed it or modified some of its files like ‘000-default.conf‘ or any other file and now you want to restore it to its default state then you are at a right place.

I’m not making this post fatter and thinner one by adding a lot of theory and heavy amount of text. Just go straight forward and follow steps described as below.

Caution: We are using the word ‘restore’ in a loose sense, actually we will download the directory from the Ubuntu Application Repository not restore the deleted one. I am not providing any kind of guarantee if you mistakenly deleted your precious data or made any other harm for yourself by running the wrong commands instead. It would be all up to you and will be considered your mistake if something harmful happened for you by following this tutorial.

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Changing the Root Directory on Ubuntu 15.04

In this post I am going to show you how to change your root directory in Ubuntu 15.04. If you further want to know about root directory read my blog What is Root Directory. If you are comfortable with then let’s get started with out wasting time any more!

Step 1: Opening the ‘default.conf’ File

The path for our root directory is specified in 000-default.conf file. Open your 000-default.conf file from /etc/apache2/sites-availale/ by running the following command:

sudo gedit /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf

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Configuring php.ini File

This post is about the configuration of the php.ini file. This file contains a lot of important and useful configurations of the PHP Language which can be customized according to your needs and requirements. in Ubuntu php.ini file is located at /etc/php5/apache2/ directory. First, have a look at the file and then we’ll discuss some important configurations one by one. Run the following command in your terminal to open php.ini file in your gedit text editor:

sudo gedit /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini

Look through the file and if you can’t understand what is this all about, then don’t worry, in this section you’ll learn about the some useful directives available in this file.

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