Questions about: webserver

I'm looking for a relatively painless way to launch a web server with document root in any folder I specify (or better yet, where I'm launching). I often try out new things like JS frameworks or so in a new folder somewhere here: /home/alexander/code
Here's a modified version of Willie Wheeler's answer that transfers the file(s) via tar but also supports passing a password to sudo on the remote host. (stty -echo; read passwd; stty echo; echo $passwd; tar -cz foo. *) \ | ssh remote_host "sudo -S b
Two ways to do this: You can copy or ftp files across to your home directory and then use the terminal to mv them eaxmple mkdir ~/web The above would create a folder called web under your home directory, ftp the files to that location, then move them
"Under Linux there are GUIs (graphical user interfaces), where you can point and click and drag, and hopefully get work done without first reading lots of documentation. The traditional Unix environment is a CLI (command line interface), where you ty
I suspect a program is listening on port 8000 on my machine. When I run the following command, I get that error: > python -m SimpleHTTPServer # Lots of python error socket. error: [Errno 98] Address already in use If I use another port (8000 is th