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I have an Ubuntu Lucid server that is public facing. I haven't really configured much on it except installing SSH (sshd) and Apache (httpd); I don't have a firewall or anything. Are there some common rules that I should follow to secure my system? I've been following this article on securing my Apache.

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IPTables will get you fairly secure:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/IptablesHowTo

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