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Commit e99e66ef authored by Evan Prodromou's avatar Evan Prodromou

give some trouble-shooting info for fancy URLs

parent b9040a7c
......@@ -358,7 +358,7 @@ It's possible to configure the software so it looks like this instead:
These "fancy URLs" are more readable and memorable for users. To use
fancy URLs, you must either have Apache 2.x with .htaccess enabled and
mod_redirect enabled, -OR- know how to configure "url redirection" in
mod_rewrite enabled, -OR- know how to configure "url redirection" in
your server.
1. Copy the htaccess.sample file to .htaccess in your StatusNet
......@@ -384,6 +384,18 @@ like:
If you changed your HTTP server configuration, you may need to restart
the server first.
If it doesn't work, double-check that AllowOverride for the StatusNet
directory is 'All' in your Apache configuration file. This is usually
/etc/httpd.conf, /etc/apache/httpd.conf, or (on Debian and Ubuntu)
/etc/apache2/sites-available/default. See the Apache documentation for
.htaccess files for more details:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/howto/htaccess.html
Also, check that mod_rewrite is installed and enabled:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_rewrite.html
Sphinx
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