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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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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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