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hello i just deploy my laravel website and all routes except main "/" give 404 not found

laravel.conf

<VirtualHost *:80>
    ServerName mawpro.me

    ServerAdmin webmaster@mawpro.me
    DocumentRoot /var/www/html/library/public

    <Directory /var/www/html/library/public>
        Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
            AllowOverride All
            Order allow,deny
            allow from all
            Require all granted
        </Directory>

    ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
    CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined
</VirtualHost>


##.htaccess


<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    <IfModule mod_negotiation.c>
        Options -MultiViews -Indexes
    </IfModule>
    Options +FollowSymLinks
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /


    # Handle Authorization Header
    RewriteCond %{HTTP:Authorization} .
    RewriteRule .* - [E=HTTP_AUTHORIZATION:%{HTTP:Authorization}]

    # Redirect Trailing Slashes If Not A Folder...
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} (.+)/$
    RewriteRule ^ %1 [L,R=301]

    # Handle Front Controller...
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteRule ^ index.php [L]
</IfModule>


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I’ve done Enabling mod_rewrite and it works now. FYI, I followed just the Step 1 and and it works, since laravel has it’s own .htaccess file.

sudo a2enmod rewrite sudo systemctl restart apache2

having the same problem, did the chown trick, but no change so far…(

Based on what you’ve shared, my guess would be that your .htaccess file might have permissions set that are preventing apache from reading them. If you created it as the root user this may be the case and running a recursive command to set permissions/ownership in that directory may miss the file since it is hidden.

I would recommend doing:

chown www-data.www-data .htaccess

In the directory where your .htaccess file is located, then restart Apache and see if the problem persists.