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I will be setting up a linux webserver to host WordPress on. The problem is that although I know how to do it, I don't know how to properly do it. So I'm now looking for semi-advanced tutorials that are complete and secure above anything else.

I don't really mind trying a new distro, but I prefer ubuntu/debian.

I read this post: Any good resources for setting up a webserver in Linux ? But these are very limited. So far not a lot of luck finding good guides and howtos.

This should probably be a community wiki but I can't seem to transform it myself.

Thanks

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This is also a very in depth resource:

http://www.lamphowto.com/

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One resource that I've used quite a bit is the Debian 5.0 Tutorial on Rackspace. It really helped me when I setup my first Debian webserver. I'm not sure if you are using a VPS or just simply using your own hardware, but most of the steps should be the same.

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that looks like a really good resource, I'll take a closer look tomorrow –  HannesFostie Mar 16 '11 at 15:33

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