View Full Version : [ubuntu] Replacing a existing package in hardy

October 30th, 2008, 03:00 PM

I rebuilt a source package of apache2.2-common using the below link

i need that to be installed at a ubuntu 8.04 server which is currently having apache2 and apache2.2-commmon installed
and also has some critical websites running live on it.

I have even changed the build number as specified in the blog using 'dch -i'.

Ok, the million dollar question is
how do i upgrade the systems' apache2.2-common with the package i built without disturbing other packages and the sites?
I mean is there a way like its done for a package by 'apt-get update' ? :confused:

October 31st, 2008, 09:22 AM
Ok, one may want to know why i am doing this?

Actually, i am installing virtualmin in webmin
It says

Failed to save enabled features : The Suexec command on your system is configured to only run scripts under /var/www,
but the Virtualmin base directory is /home. CGI and PHP scripts run as domain owners will not be executed.

On googling i found that i need to recompile suexec module with docroot as /home

Thats what i did !

Now is there a solution for installing virtualmin in webmin w/o disturbing the existing apache?
Can the apache2.2-common be just upgraded with the rebuilt deb package?