[permaculture] OT, need pointers for creating an intranet (website on my harddrive, displaying its contents) on one of my computers
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
venaurafarm at bellsouth.net
Sat Dec 12 00:57:14 EST 2009
Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
> I need pointers for creating an intranet (website on my harddrive,
> displaying its contents) on one of my computers.
> Where can I find the coding/tag information I need to create an html
> file I can access with my Firefox browser's "Open file" command that
When I click on "Open file" and select an existing .html file in a
folder, and open it I get this URL:
The file:/// "tag" doesn't seem to be a valid html tag that can be used
to create a web page representing a filesystem on a hard drive on a
computer on my home network.
The "http://" tag doesn't seem to work either.
> I can add code to for accessing files and folders that exist on a hard
> drive on any of my computers, i.e. I need to build an Intranet on my
> home system, eventually on my network. Some of the folders represent
> collections of downloaded entire websites (top level filesystem) on
> various topics (these are pairs consisting of a base html file and its
> associated folder, containing all files listed in the html file). I have
> temporarily uploaded some of these pairs to my website as a a test and
> they display fine on a linux server, but doing the same on my home
> computer running WinXP is another matter...
> I just use a simple ascii text file editor to create html files so all I
> need is the tag info I can use to make it happen.
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