Monthly Archives: December 2013

Invalid command ‘RewriteEngine’, perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration

Apache shows this error message when you don’t have mod_rewrite enabled. To enable it follow below steps

1. cd to apache2 (usually in cd /etc/apache2 )

2. enter this command – sudo a2enmod rewrite

3. now restart the apache service – sudo service apache2 restart

That’s it !


Ubuntu – Brightness is reset to Maximum on every Restart

I need to manually reset the brightness setting on each restart on my Ubuntu desktop, I found following solution mentioned on stackoverflow.

To see the current settings,

then I modified the code in /etc/rc.local

——- BEGIN FILE —————————–

——- END FILE —————————–

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PhpMyadmin is not working after installation on Ubuntu

I have installed Phpmyadmin on  my Ubuntu Server, but while accessing it I am getting

The requested URL /phpmyadmin was not found on this server.

Error message, I have found following solution which worked for me.

  1. Add the following line to the end of of file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf:
  2. to add this line enter this command  sudo nano /etc/apache2/apache2.conf
  3. Include /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf

  4. Restart Apache by giving this command on the command line:sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

(As an alternative to step 2, you can command