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Amazon EC2 instance with LAMP and Git and multiple Git collaborators

Brace yourself, this is going to be --long. I'm not going to explain a lot. I basically followed what was here, but procedures are outdated and can be confusing if you don't know what you're doing.

I'm just going to give an overview of what's different from that page now:
 When you launch a new EC2 instance, the wizard is now different. You will no longer have a choice between "Classic Wizard", "Quick Launch Wizard" etc.Select Ubuntu server 14.04 64-bit with HVM (not PV).Remember to add an EBS volume or expand the root volume. I don't recommend expanding root volume, but rather to use another volume to store your data. That way you can wipe you root volume and start over again without data loss. (I almost did, coz I stupidly sudo rm * in an important directory - but I managed to recover.)You won't be creating key pairs in the wizard itself. You will be asked to do so after you click on Launch to start up the instance. The procedure to cre…