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Ubuntu : Add, edit, delete in var/www directory issue

I just installed Ubuntu with LAMP, to use it as development and test server. Under terminal and using : sudo, I created a php test file and it's working, but I can't copy files using the graphical ...
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How do I set permissions structure for multiple users editing multiple sites in /var/www on Ubuntu 9.10?

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On a dedicated server hosting one website, running Linux with no control panel, I'm trying to grant permission for multiple users to edit the public HTML folder (/var/www/html/). I want to make sure ...
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Apache Server Joomla files in /var/www/

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How to setup Ubuntu for WordPress and stay SECURE?

I am switching to one or RackSpace's cloud servers, and I got it up and running fine. The problem is that one of my websites use WordPress. For WordPress to be able to automatically update, or upload ...
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Sorry if this has been talked about before and please point me to those references. I am now running my own Ubuntu web server however I have been hitting problems with authorities and FTPing up files. ...

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