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An android app that could send GPS data to a server

I suggest GPS Logger for Android (on Google Play). It is free and open source. It can be set to log to a custom URL. This can be set to your own server, and can contain parameters for latitude/...
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Web service to alert me if my server fails

Here is another service I have used, UptimeRobot Monitors your websites every 5 minutes, totally free. Get alerts by e-mail, SMS, Twitter or RSS. Add up to 50 websites. Monitors can be ...
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Web service to alert me if my server fails

NewRelic Synthetics NewRelic Synthetics I think is exactly what your looking for. With this service you can, 50 Free "Pings" and with "pings" you can 24 Hour Data Retention Plan last forever (not a ...
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Simple deployable web server

I would suggest Jetty. I'm in the process of embedding this into an application. It's Java based and cross platform compatible. You can also embed Jetty right inside your application pretty easily. ...
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Drop-in replacement for PHP-based image gallery "Gallery"?

as an alternative i use Piwigo: runs on Apache, Nginx or Lighttpd (Apache or Nginx recommended) needs MySQL 5 or greater or MariaDB equivalent needs PHP 5.2 or greater (found no explicit statement ...
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Possibility of a personal server

Plenty. Most famous one would be Nextcloud. I'm running that for years, and am very satisfied with it. Coming with "core functionality" like file storage, calendar and contacts, it has ...
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Simple deployable web server

I have personally used Mongoose. It is fully cross-platform, and is a self contained executable. It serves static files and by default serves from the directory you start it in. You can also pass it a ...
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HTTP server (portable) for 32 bit Windows XP which requires no admin rights

Knowing, from other questions that you have python installed, presumably at least python 2.5.4 on XP. All you need to run a basic web server on XP with no admin rights is simply cd to the root ...
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HTTP server (portable) for 32 bit Windows XP which requires no admin rights

The easiest solution I've found is a program called EasyPHP. It's really simple to use and requires absolutely no admin rights. It's also free and includes support for PHP, MySQL, and backed by Apache....
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Web server to easily make a directory accessible over HTTP

You could try HFS, which was just made for this.
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What is a good free/open source virus/malware/etc. scanner for use on a Linux server, which also checks for Windows threats?

ClamAV would probably do the trick for you. I haven't personally used it for Linux, but it's worked well for me on Windows. It's available for Linux and many others - you can even build from source ...
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Proxy server with user management and can send user ID via headers

WinGate can do most of this, all except creation of users via a web interface, however it can do user creation via a remote interface (its management application). WinGate policy framework allows all ...
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Picking a PHP IDE and SVN package for professional software development?

PhpStorm is exactly what you are looking for, even better. Also free for students, education and open source projects, else $89 /1st year, $71 /2nd year, $53 /3rd year onwards... If you are looking ...
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Testing a server for security vulnerabilities

Vulnerability scanners Web penetration testing tools (scanners/crawls): WebCruiser Web Vulnerability Scanner - an effective web penetration testing tool that will aid you in auditing your website. ...
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Lightweight Linux web server that supports CGI

busybox can be built with http and cgi modules. Let me quote the project's description: BusyBox combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilities into a single small executable. It provides ...
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Music sharing server with Web portal

I would recommend ownCloud. It meets all your requirements including having an HTTP Web Portal, uploading files, downloading file(s), compatible with Windows 10 (written in PHP), and being open source....
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ServerPilot for Django/Python applications?

While ServerPilot is designed for PHP, it can be used for other languages, and you keep the benefits you're already familiar with. https://serverpilot.io/community/articles/how-to-run-apps-in-any-...
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Debian software to notify myself for system problems in my system and server

If you are willing to invest a lot of time into this, you could setup use a Nagios service. It's also available as a debian package. Then you have access to various dashboards, for example one that ...
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Share a file or web page(html would work too) to a specific person using internet

You could use Mongoose Web Server, it's a very lightweight and simple application to host a web page. Installing and using Mongoose is actually the easy part. The hard part is actually allowing people ...
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I want to host .md (markdown) to the public as a website?

At our company, we use Docusaurus to serve documentation pages written in Markdown. It's an open source application which has all Markdown capabilities Stack Exchange has, plus a few nice additions; ...
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I want to host .md (markdown) to the public as a website?

I use the tool MkDocs for documentation-style websites with source documents stored as Markdown files. Personally I track my source files with git, but MkDocs is ignorant about how source is stored, ...
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Free NginX alternative with max_conns for upstream

Apache supports advanced load balancing. I dont know if it works (and anybody tested and if worked please comment and say it works) cause I am now reading about it, but in http://www.jimjag.com/presos/...
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Testing a server for security vulnerabilities

The de-facto tool for this is Metaploit. It currently has support for 1200 exploits of which ~900 apply to Windows. You'd typically run Metasploit from a Kali Linux via the Metasploit console ...
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Picking a PHP IDE and SVN package for professional software development?

I'm currently using PHPED. It's a PHP editor that provides debugging of local and remote systems and includes these features: Dynamic Syntax Highlighting Multiple Language Syntax Highlighting Auto ...
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Configurable barcode reading app

I don't think this will be any help on iOS, but for Android, the ZXing Barcode Scanner is very easy to integrate into other apps. It's one of the few barcode apps that can be launched with an Intent ...
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Configurable barcode reading app

Does it have to be a smartphone app? Most bar code scanners (like this one - note: not an endorsement, I just googled it) can act as a keyboard and output whatever they scan as a set of key presses. ...
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An easy to learn/setup Java web server

Really easy to learn and setup is Spark. It uses an embedded Jetty server and I think it has all the features you want.
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An easy to learn/setup Java web server

I would recommend Tomcat. Setup is trivial (under debian its aptitude install tomcat8 tomcat8-admin). The server comes up on port 8080 by default. To deploy stuff is in the admin interface http://...
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JSON test server with regularly updating data

NumbersAPI will return at least dozens of distinct JSON formatted responses for requests to this URI endpoint. No registration required. http://numbersapi.com/random/date?json
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JSON test server with regularly updating data

In the nice The introduction to Reactive Programming you've been missing article, the author shows an example using the Github API for getting users. The interesting part is that it can get fresh new ...
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