Quick and swift initial Ubuntu server setup

It has to start somewhere. This is where it begins.

You have just gained access to a fresh, untouched server with the Ubuntu operating system (I am using 12.04). I will guide you through all the steps to setup a high performing server through a series of articles. All of them will be detailed and most importantly, very easy to understand for beginners. In this first article we will handle the initial server setup. This can be done in only a few minutes but it is a crucial part.

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