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How To Configure a Linux Web Server

In the past, I have discussed the need to have strong and reliable web hosting, and even went on to suggest things to look at when shopping for a provider.  For larger websites – or for people own a number off websites – shared hosting (while incredibly affordable and simple to configure) isn’t always a great option simply because of the lack of power and dedicated resources to the end-user.  Because of this, I always recommend that users with large (and growing) web needs consider the use of virtual private server (VPS) or dedicated server environments.

Asides from price, one of the biggest things that prevents users from opting to go the VPS/dedicated server route is the fact that the end-user has to configure everything from the ground up.  Trust me, we’ve all been there.  Staring at a blank Linux console can be very intimidating.  But how exactly do you turn that console into a functional and reliable web server?

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