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Web Servers

This article provides instructions for installing a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack on your server. Linux (Ubuntu or Debian) is your operating system, and Apache is your web daemon, which serves information that is stored...
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Content Management Systems

Wordpress is a content management system originally developed for blogging, but has beed greatly expanded through widgets, themes and plugins. Complete the following steps to install WordPress on Ubuntu 12.04.
Pre-reqs
Clean...
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Application Frameworks

If you've followed the previous article you should have Apache and mod_python ready to serve an app for you.
In this article we'll create a basic Django app and setup the virtual host that will allow Apache and mod_python to work...
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Following from the django install article, we now look at one way of serving our application.
mod_wsgi is a simple to use (and setup) tool for serving python based web applications from Apache. It also has the added benefit of...
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Apache

What is mod_status?
While you can get information on the connections being made to apache by checking the access log, if you want more immediate information about what apache is up to you can enable mod_status. This module allows...
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Ubuntu uses a different Apache layout than you may have encountered if you have used Apache with non-Debian based Operating Systems.
The differences are not huge and, indeed, help in configuring and deploying websites.

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Keeping your system’s date and time accurate is easy to do using NTP.
Having an accurate clock on your server ensures that time stamps in emails sent from your machine are correct. An accurate clock is especially helpful when you...
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Ubuntu uses a different Apache layout than you may have encountered if you have used Apache with non-Debian based Operating Systems.
The differences are not huge and, indeed, help in configuring and deploying websites.

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Ubuntu comes with Apache and PHP and they are easily installed via the default Ubuntu Package Manager 'aptitude'.
The advantage of using aptitude is that you will get any security updates from Ubuntu (if and when distributed) and...
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Nginx is a popular lightweight server for those who do not need the bulk and extra services that Apache may offer.
This article will look at installing Nginx on an Ubuntu server using the 'aptitude' package manager.
Using the...
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Now we have Apache installed and running, we can configure it to serve multiple domains using Virtual Hosts.

Contents
1 Create the layout
2 index.html
3 Virtual Hosts
3.1 NameVirtualHost
3.2 Custom Virtual Hosts

4 a2ensite
5...
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File Transfers and File Sharing

This article will walk you through setting up a Linux user with read and write permissions for your web document root, usually the /var/www/ directory. Connecting with this user via SFTP will let you upload your website content...
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The steps in this tutorial are very similar to installing vsftpd on CentOS, with a few differences in syntax for installing the VSFTPd FTP daemon on Ubuntu 8.10.
To install VSFTPd you will use the 'apt-get' package management...
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SSH

This article will walk you through setting up a Linux user with read and write permissions for your web document root, usually the /var/www/ directory. Connecting with this user via SFTP will let you upload your website content...
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Ubuntu/Debian Linux

These Ubuntu Hardy Heron articles will take you from a 'barebones' Ubuntu Hardy Cloud Server to a secured and up to date Cloude Server ready for your server software (or whatever you use the Cloud Server for).
Securing your Cloud...
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Ruby on Rails

Phusion's Passenger (mod_rails) is an exciting development in serving your Ruby on Rails application with the Apache web server.
Incredibly simple to install and use, you can have a rails application up and running in no time....
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Linux Tools

This article will walk you through installing ffmpeg on Ubuntu Intrepid. This article assumes that you have completed the Ubuntu Intrepid Setup Guide, are working from a clean server, and you are logged in as a non-root user with...
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Control Panel Software

This tutorial will walk you through installing ISPConfig 3 on your Ubuntu Intrepid system.
The following assumptions are made in this article:
You have walked through the initial Ubuntu Setup Documentation
You are logged in as a...
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