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Hardening a Home Server

I am thinking about setting up a modest web server using some old hardware and Ubuntu 12.04 or Debian 6. I am aware that by exposing a machine on my LAN to the outside world I become vulnerable to ...
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Are there special security recommendations if I run a webserver under Ubuntu desktop edition instead of server edition?

I have a small PC with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS desktop edition used for basic computing and as a backup location. I want to use it to set up a NAS and personal webserver. I've been reading a little bit about ...
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How to enable safe mode for php.ini in Xampp?

I want to put my home server online for private use (using Xammp), so i need to put safe mode on (my OS is Windows XP) So i changed the congif of php.ini in the php folder located in xampp to this: ...
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How can I secure my remote box/user?

I'm going to outsource some development work to a stranger. I would like to run down my setup and what I've done thus far to take some precautionary measures. I'm hoping you all can provide me with ...