Solved

favicon.ico file not found error

Posted on 2004-08-20
2
802 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-17
Hello I am relatively new to Apache.Due to a lot of help from this site I have been able to set up an apache server and make it running.A perl CGI application runs on this server .(On Linux).
But everytime I use the application I get the following error .

Fri Aug 20 14:28:56 2004] [error] [client 128.173.99.68] File does not exist: /home/bob/path/html/path1/favicon.ico

I dont know if this is a big error..but please help me in resolving the error.

Thank you
0
Comment
Question by:micro_learner
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:hernst42
Comment Utility
This error comes from different browsers (mozilla, Konqueror, ..) that want to display an icon beside the url (like the logo of ee beside your browser URL).
This icon to display is called favicon.ico and the browser try to get that one from the server, so the browser request it.

The best way to get around that errors is to put a favicon.ico (like a tux, or something else) at that place. It may be also sufficient to make an empty favicon.ico with

touch /home/bob/path/html/path1/favicon.ico
0
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
hernst42 earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
For more information about the favicon.ico see http://www.favicon.com/
0

Featured Post

Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

Join & Write a Comment

If you are running a LAMP infrastructure, this little code snippet is very helpful if you are serving lots of HTML, JavaScript and CSS-related information. The mod_deflate module, which is part of the Apache 2.2 application, provides the DEFLATE…
If your site has a few sections that need to be secure when data is transmitted between the server and local computer, such as a /order/ section for ordering or /customer/ which contains customer data, etc it would of course be recommended to secure…
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, Just open a new email message.  In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

728 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

14 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now