problems with apache2 /var/www/html

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Thu Jun 25 20:09:54 UTC 2020

Generally I like to see the webserver configured as www-data:www-data.
You can use a different user, but the user should nonetheless be a
member of the www-data group.

You'll also want to look to your php.ini file, specifically:
upload_max_filesize &

These last 2 should either be equal to each other or the post_max_size
should be larger than upload_max_filesize.

You'll also wish to check your directory permissions. 0644 is
generally sufficient.

Examination of the error logs can be very helpful in this regard, as
it's generally a good way to precisely pinpoint the error.

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On 6/25/20, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at> wrote:
> So my web server is running apache2 php and mariadb but I can't upload
> anything to the directory. www-data is the owner and it is a system
> account. /var/www/html is my root directory. Is there something I'm
> doing wrong?
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