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I wan't to install Lighttpd on my V-Server under Debian. I'm new to Linux and I wonder if I should install Lighttpd as root or as a new User to avoid security issues?

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closed as not constructive by Sven, devicenull, Dave M, Michael Hampton, John Gardeniers Feb 16 '13 at 22:30

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A good approach is to start by reading the documentation, rather than just throwing a question into the air and hoping you come out with an answer with zero effort. – John Gardeniers Feb 16 '13 at 22:32
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Use aptitude and all will be installed by itself without you having to worry about it!

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So there will be no security issues when I install it as root? – Goot Feb 16 '13 at 19:37
no the package manager is taking care of that :) – Lucas Kauffman Feb 16 '13 at 19:42
okay. thank you. – Goot Feb 16 '13 at 19:59

apt-get install lighttpd

once it is done go browse [http://localhost]

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