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Scripts not running as www-data on Ubuntu Server

I have a dedicated server running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Every other apache setup I've used defaults to running scripts as www-data. This one, however, is running everything as my username on the server ...
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Basic clarification about Limited FTP/sFTP users

I would like to get some clarification about the correct way to create limited users to access to my VPS user as WEBSERVER with Nginix. I'm used to NOT install FTP and access via SFTP only. It is ok ...
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Linux Web Server Permissions - Best Practices

On a privately owned server with one website, is there any reason the files/directories within /var/www can't be group owned by www-data? My understanding is that security risks with www-data having ...
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Ubuntu, www-data user cannot write to owned file

Help, I have a mission critical VPS runing Ubuntu 10.04 , which I am using for django. the web-app has been running fine for a month and then suddenly I can't write to the sqlite database anymore, ...
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www-data can upload a file but cant move it after the upload action

I am currently running Apache and PHP on Ubuntu. I have a page where a user is supposed to upload a profile image. The action on the backend is supposed to work like this: Upload file to user ...
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Deployment and Ownership issues

As an extreme newbie, I am having difficulty managing ownership and permissions on my first box. What I can't figure out is how to deploy using one user, we will call him deploy and operate my php ...