.htaccess troubles

Posted March 21, 2014 9.4k views
Hi all, I am new I recently installed a droplet with Ubuntu and Wordpress as the application on it. I am now wanting to remove the .htaccess protection that is included by default. I simply do not know what to do. I renamed .htaccess to .htaccess.old to (found in /var/www/) and it does not seem to make a difference (still getting asked for basic authentication prompt). How do I remove this? is there any other location I should be looking at? thanks in advance

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I've solved the problem with this link:

Under the sub-theme "Removing the Additional Apache Password Prompt for Admin Areas"

Follow the instructions and voilá, problem solved.
Same problem - any solutions, please?
I have the same problem! Please, help!!