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Old 12-05-2007
Computer aliasing question in UNIX

I know this might sound stupid, but Can i alias a web link to another web link in a UNIX server?

Let say i have a web link named
Can i alias that so when i click on it or i type it in the browser address it opens but the link in the browser say something like: (without the /wiki at the end)

Is that possible?

Help please
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Old 12-05-2007
Yes, have a look at the apache documentation for mod_rewrite.
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