Lets say you need to share your home account with others.
cd /home/prabodhaThen, You have to just type this on your command line and press enter
python -m SimpleHTTPServerNow your sever is up and running,Then It will out put something like this
Serving HTTP on 0.0.0.0 port 8000 ...Now any one in your LAN can access your server via HTTP://YOURIP:8000
http://192.168.1.2:8000And you can access you sever via localhost
http://127.0.0.1:8000Have fun with your very simple http web sever without installing apache or something similar.