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Initial Server Setup with Ubuntu 20.04 / 18.04 and 16.04

This tutorial will guide you on the first basic steps you need to configure on a newly installed Ubuntu server in order to increase security and reliability for your server.

The configurations explained in this topic are almost the same for all Ubuntu server systems, regarding of the underlying OS platform, whether Ubuntu is installed on a bare-metal server, in a private virtual machine or a virtual machine spinned-out in a VPS public cloud.

Originally Published at https://www.tecmint.com/initial-ubuntu-server-setup-guide/