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Why does one need to usermod to www-data
In many tutorials around the DO knowledge base you get a suggestion to first do
sudo usermod -aG www-data $USER
and then do
sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/
In one of my older droplets all I did was simply
sudo chown -R $USER /var/www/
and never had any problems.
Am I missing something here?
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