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Are there any (Linux compatible) desktop GUI tools to administer Apache2?

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How about gVim? :) Seriously, though - it's well worth your time to work your way through the CLI learning curve. Yes, there will be some frustration while you're learning, but it's a skill that can be incredibly valuable. –  EEAA Nov 2 '10 at 23:41
    
@Erika thx for the suggestion but I've actually been using gVim for some time. My objective was essentially to discover new Apache features that I might not be aware from in a friendly manner. –  Olivier Lalonde Nov 3 '10 at 4:01
    
Actually, if your goal is to discover new Apache features, I'd recommend against a GUI tool. By design, they typically focus on the "20% that 80% of people use". For discovery of cool new awesomeness, I'd recommend going through the config files, blogs, the wiki/documentation, and books like O'Reilly's Apache Cookbook. –  gWaldo Nov 4 '10 at 12:12

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Webmin has a module for Apache. Being a web app, it's not exactly a desktop GUI, but it does run on Linux.

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GAdminTools has a httpd tool (GAdminHTTPD), but I'm not sure if it'll do Apache 2, or if it's v1.3 only.

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You can try Cherokee Web Server if you would like to administer your web server via GUI.

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