RewriteRule not working with mod_userdir

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http://serverfault.com – My setup: Ubuntu 13.04 Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) PHP 5.4.9-4ubuntu2.2 -- $ ls /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/*.load alias.load auth_basic.load authn_file.load authz_default.load authz_groupfile.load authz_host.load authz_user.load autoindex.load cgi.load deflate.load dir.load env.load expires.load mime.load negotiation.load php5.load reqtimeout.load rewrite.load setenvif.load status.load userdir.load Using mod_userdir, which redirects to /home/*/www I have an .htaccess file in /home/*/www/styles with the following directive (HowTos)