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When creating a website, what permissions and directory structure?

I'm posing this question because I still haven't found a uniform method that I'm particularly fond of. Ideally, this combination of directory structure and permissions should suit any web server ...
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Can I use ClamAV on GoDaddy shared hosting?

My Linux shared hosting (godaddy) doesn't have ClamAV installed. Unfortunately, I'm not a Linux expert; so I don't know exactly what is involved in installing an application on a Linux. So, my ...
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CSS development tools for Linux

What are some CSS editors and development tools available for the Linux operating system? I'm using vim for everything. Are there some things you would recommend to do rather in another editor ...
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How do I save user uploaded files outside of the web folder but use them on my page?

I have read that one of the best things to do for security with user uploaded files is to store them outside of the web folder, as there is very little you can do to ensure that that jpg image the ...
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Cheap server stress testing

The IT department of the nonprofit organization I work for recently got a new virtual server running CentOS (with Apache and PHP 5), which is supposed to host our website. During the process of ...
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LAMP Stack Versioning — Is there a website or version tracker source to help suggest the right versions of each part of a platform stack?

Taken singly, it's easy to research versions and compatibility. Version information is readily available on each single part of a platform stack, such as MySQL. You can find out the latest version, ...
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convert pdf to jpeg on linux?

Sometimes clients email me a poster which they received from a graphic designer in pdf format that they want added to the site. I have generally told them to ask the designer to export it in jpeg ...
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Safe directory for cron job PHP scripts

I have a website which I run a PHP script for updating its Database. What is considered to be an acceptable location on the server to store such scripts? Obviously only the root (running a cronjob to ...
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How do I migrate mail from one shared hosting account to another?

My web-host suddenly decide to merge with another company and that move has left me in the lurch. I have two weeks till I can migrate my mail data over to another account. The only way that I can ...
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Is there an SVN UI for hosting server?

We are considering upgrading to either a dedicated or cloud server. What I would really like is for the hosting account to have SVN installed on it. With a UI that I can use. So when I make a change, ...
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Fast, Cheap, Dedicated Hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for dedicated hosting with at least 1GB of RAM that doesn't hurt the wallet too much. Specifically it ...
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Which scripting language for server maintenance? [closed]

What scripting do you use for basic server maintenance kinds of tasks, e.g. backups, moving files around, etc.? Do you stick to bash, ruby, perl, something else, or do you mix-and-match for different ...
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Is Cherokee, Mono, and Linux truly a viable alternative to Windows and IIS for production ASP.NET web sites?

I have played with Apache and Mono and .NET on Linux in the past, but I have yet to deploy any significant production sites to that stack. I recently found Cherokee and an article about enabling ...