Turn on directory listing in Linux

asked May 20, 2012 in General by chris (500 points)
hi all..
does anyone here know ho to turn on directory listing in Linux? I want to turn on the directory listing in my linux server but I don't known how to. can anyone please help.

thank you

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answered May 20, 2012 by expert (14,380 points)
1.Login to the server via SSH
2.Open the following file in a text editor: vi /etc/httpd/conf/vhosts.conf
3.Locate the virtual host container for the site in question and add the following:
<Directory "/path/to/document/root/subfolder">
4.Save the file and test the Apache configuration with the following command: /etc/init.d/httpd configtest
5.If you get a "Syntax Ok" response, then run this command to restart Apache: /etc/init.d/httpd restart