[mythtv-users] Mythweb not loading on Ubuntu

Robin Hill myth at robinhill.me.uk
Mon Sep 25 14:35:33 UTC 2006

On Sun Sep 24, 2006 at 04:12:30PM -0500, Austin Roberts wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been running MythTV on Ubuntu since about June. A couple weeks ago, I
> crashed my system, so I've been reinstalling everything from scratch, using
> MythTV .20.
> The Frontend is working reasonably well with a few bugs to get past, but
> Mythweb has several problems. First, when I go to http://localhost/mythweb,
> I get a listing of all the files in that directory, rather than seeing the
> Mythweb page. I'm assuming this is because of a problem with mod_rewrite,
> however I have copied rewrite.load from /etc/apache2/mods-available/ to
> /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/ which is the way Ubuntu generally enables mods,
> so I'm not sure why this is still happening.
This would look like it's not reading your .htaccess file.

> When I click on mythweb.php, I get an error saying that the database
> environment variables are not correctly set in the included .htaccess file.
> I've checked .htaccess and the db_* environment variables are set correctly,
> leaving me to assume that there is a problem with mod_env, however when I
> run apache2 -l, mod_env.c appears on the list of compiled in modules. Can it
> be compiled in and not enabled? If there's a chance it's compiled in but not
> enabled, how would I enable it. If it's enabled simply by being compiled in,
> is there any idea what my problem is?
As would this.

Do you have the AllowOverride directive set for your mythweb directory?

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