How can i obtain a text file create by a running program on the droplet?

  • Posted on July 16, 2014
  • djpiemoAsked by djpiemo

Hello, and i’m sorry to ask this simple and obvious question, but I don’t know how to proceed.

I developed a simple application that parse stuff on different websites and generate a json file. Now, this file is now on the my droplet. How can i open that file using a normal http connection? ( i mean, how can i view that file on my broswer for example? )

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You need to install a webserver like Apache or Nginx. You can install Apache with:

sudo apt-get install apache2

Then have your app generate the file in the directory /var/www/html It will now be available at http://your.ip.address/file.json