Configure CakePHP in Ubuntu

Configure CakePHP on Linux/Ubuntu is a bit tricky as you have to on the mod-rewrite and set the AllowOverride property from None to All.
1. mod_rewrite is a part of Apache server that can rewrite requested urls on the fly. To enable mod_rewrite in Ubuntu, you just need to write this command in terminal:

[sourcecode language=’php’] sudo a2enmod rewrite [/sourcecode]

2.Open and edit the default file from this directory /etc/apache2/sites-available/default by using the following command:

[sourcecode language=’php’]
sudo gedit /etc/apache2/sites-available/default[/sourcecode]

Find the following Directory structure:

<Directory /var/www/>

Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
AllowOverride None //Change to AllowOverride All
Order allow,deny
allow from all

</Directory>

3.Restart apache using:

[sourcecode language=’php’] sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart [/sourcecode]

Your configuratation complete! 🙂
Now you should now be able to view http://localhost/ with the correct css formatting for the cake default page.
Note: To execute the above command you should have sudo/root permission in Ubuntu

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