Missing www folder in /var/

November 15, 2013 1.7k views
Hey! I just set up my first droplet using Ubuntu 12.04 x32. I added a user and gave them all permissions and whatnot. I also set up FileZilla so I could access my files and whatnot, and everything seems to be there...except the www folder. Anyone have any idea why this might be? I was planning on just throwing some test html files into it to test my domain out and everything.
3 Answers
Do you have apache installed? What is the default virtual host's DocumentRoot?
The www folder is not created until you install Apache.
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