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i have vps. i have installed lighttpd, my conf file is on the /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf

then i installed phpmyadmin using apt-get, it writes new lighttpd.conf automatically on /etc/phpmyadmin/lighttpd.conf

the weird thing is, i cant find anything on /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf the syntax that related to phpmyadmin. dont get me wrong, the server is alright, just wondering how it works.

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The postinst script of the DEB package for phpMyAdmin creates a symbolic link in /etc/lighttpd/conf-available/ (and /etc/lighttpd/conf-enabled/) which points to /etc/phpmyadmin/lighttpd.conf.

Inside the /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf the contents of /etc/lighttpd/conf-enabled/ are loaded.

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thanks, I found the symbolic link. – r4ccoon Jul 1 '10 at 6:05

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