I have dual booted my home computer with Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows XP.
I have a static IP address that I have registered to my site name with
1and1. I have no problem deploying my web site using Windows XP and it
can be viewed anywhere, including on wireless devices. So my port
forwarding seems to be fine.
With Ubuntu, I put index.html and index.php in both /var/www and in a
newly created directory /var/www/htdocs. I even did
and rebooted the PC. I can access files in /var/www/ from computers on
my LAN, but when I try to access my web site, even from a home
computer, I get the following message.
The connection has timed out
The server at mywebsite.com is taking too long to
The site could be temporarily unavailable or too
busy. Try again in a few moments.
If you are unable to load any pages, check your
computer's network connection.
If your computer or network is protected by a
firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the
Any assistance with this would be greatly appreciated,