If for any reason you want to restore your apache2 directory located at /etc/apache2 to its default state on Ubuntu 15.04 then I have a sure way to do so which I’m gonna share with you. Just follow the steps given below:
Note: I’m not providing any kind of guarantee if you mistakenly delete your data or made any other harm for yourself.
1. Remove the ‘apache2’ Directory
First of all you need to remove ‘apache2’ directory completely and permanently from your system, run the following command to remove the apache2 directory:
sudo rm -R /etc/apache2
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
In my previous post, Installing LAMP Stack on Ubuntu and Debian in Just 3 Steps, you’ve learned how to install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu.
In this post we’ll:
- learn what is Root Directory
- check whether PHP5 Engine is working correctly or not.
- learn about and install some useful PHP5 Extension Modules such as mcrypt.
In this post you’ll learn how to setup LAMP Stack on Ubuntu and/or Debian in just 3 easy to follow steps. I’m not making the post fatter, thinner and filled with a lot of theory. I’ll just go straight forward towards the installation process. But if you want to learn a little bit of theory behind the seen then you must read my blog Understanding Root Directory, Testing PHP Engine and Installing PHP Extensions on Ubuntu after this post. For now, let’s get started!
First of all let’s define LAMP Stack for those of you who don’t know about it. LAMP Stacks means: “Storing/retrieving data in/from MySQL DBMS, on Linux Operating System, using PHP Server Side Scripting Language running on Apache Server”.