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  1. #1

    Red face How to Access a File

    Hi All,
    I am news to this forum , I have one question
    I have one file located in /var/images/image.png I have to access this file from apache web server . How do I access this file . I have apache installed in my linux box. Is there any tools available to access a file . I want to access the file like
    myservername/var/images/image.png or any similar ways .
    Please help me out .

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    Theres a few ways to go about this. One is to move the images over to your /var/www folder which is your default web folder that is accessible from your network ip or http: //localhost

    You could also edit /etc/apache2/sites-enabled to point to your /var/images folder as your website's default (replacing /var/www as your website's default folder)

    You could also simply symlink your /var/images folder to your /var/www -- so that the symlinked folder is /var/www/varimages and can be accessed via http://localhost/varimages/image.png

    A symlinking operation can be performed by running a command such as
    sudo ln -s /var/images /var/www/varimages
    Keep in mind that command is (lowercase) LN

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