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"In the first three parts of this series we were formally introduced to the amazing AstLinux, learned how to run it from a LiveCD without installing it to a hard drive, and learned how to install it to a Soekris 4801 single-board computer. Our mission today: basic server settings such as hostname, network configuration, setting the correct timezone, some security tweaks, and service management.

"As we learned in parts 2 and 3, there are several different ways to run AstLinux: from a single storage drive, or from two different physical storage devices. Either way the best practice is the same: Put the root filesystem on a separate partition from the data files. The data partition or drive is called a keydisk, and it is always mounted at /mnt/kd/..."

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