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Chapter 1. Preparing your Work Environment

In this first chapter, we will guide you through the steps to preparing your work environment on both your work computer and the server that you will use to host the websites. There are a number of things that you will have to understand in order to establish a fully functional Nginx set up, particularly if you are working with a computer running a Microsoft Windows operating system.

This chapter covers:

  • Setting up a terminal emulator for using the command-line interface of your remote server
  • Basic Linux command-line tools that you will be using at different stages
  • Introduction to the Linux filesystem structure
  • System administration tools
  • Managing files and permissions

Setting up a terminal emulator

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