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Serve current directory tree at http://$HOSTNAME:8000/

Terminal - Serve current directory tree at http://$HOSTNAME:8000/
ruby -run -e httpd . -p 8000
2014-03-19 16:34:06
User: koter
0
Serve current directory tree at http://$HOSTNAME:8000/

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Terminal - Alternatives
python -m SimpleHTTPServer
python -m http.server
2010-12-17 12:52:45
User: Alanceil
Functions: python
26

In Python version 3, the module was merged into http.server. Gentlemen, change your aliases.

twistd -n web --path .
python -m SimpleHTTPServer
2011-08-29 03:19:26
Functions: python
Tags: python
4

This works on all versions of python 2.X.

Tested on Linux and bundled python versions on Mac OSX and Solaris / UNIX

Note: Serves globally on port 8000.

Ctrl+c to stop.

Don't start the server and leave it on a internet connected machine. :)

python3 -m http.server

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