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Redirect domainname.com to www.domainname.com

To redirect (rewrite) a subdomainless site to the www prefixed one with apache, use mod_rewrite. This must be enabled in Apache’s conf file, and allowed to override the defaults with AllowOverride in the relevant directory section. Line 5 checks to

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Archlinux /srv/http vs Debian /var/www

Link the two Debian and quite a few other older systems still use /var/www as the default root directory for serving web content, while Arch uses /srv/http. /var does get a bit cluttered these days, but to save the mental

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