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I am having real trouble with this installation - Basically this is the erro that I am getting:

apache2: Syntax error on line 234 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 10 of /etc/apache2/conf.d/amberdms-bs.conf: Expected </Location\xc2\xa0/billing_system> but saw </Location>

and this is the code that is being used in that modules file:

# 
# Amberdms Billing System is an open source accounting, service billing and time keeping web application. 
# 
Alias /billing_system /usr/share/amberdms/billing_system 
<Location /billing_system> 
Order deny,allow 
Allow from all 
AllowOverride all 

 

Please help me! I need this software to be installed, but this error has stumped me.

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Sounds like the <Location> directive has a non-breaking space instead of a normal breaking space. Remove the space and retype it.

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thank you so much, can't believe I fell for that! Cheers for the quick reply. –  Eddie Apr 12 '10 at 3:32
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You need a closing tag for starters, and i'd also put the path in double quotes:

<Location "/billing_system">
  Order deny, allow
  Allow from all
  AllowOverride all
</Location>
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