Trying to hack some HTML and CSS. Are there anything like the above that can serve a local website to localhost, be built on Linux and refreshes the page when files are changed?

There is live-server on npm but I was hoping for something that is available in my distro’s package manager (or if it isn’t I can add it). Hugo has a serve mode that does exactly this but it is limited to hugo projects.

Any input is appreciated. Thanks.

@bLeDy
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There’s a useful VSCode extension that i use, dunno if it matches your use case

@schwartz
210M

For autorefresh you could combine your server of choice with ENTR. Entr watches the files and reruns the command if anything changes.

@ray
110M

Perhaps it’s a bit dated but there’s a nice list here: https://github.com/hasura/awesome-live-reloading

Pro tip if you don’t want to npm install -g a package you can run npx live-server and it will download and run it right away without installing!

I use php -s 0.0.0.0 and have that aliased to serve

@ksynwa
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110M

This is very good but it doesn’t auto refresh sadly

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