How to Install Nginx Latest Version on Ubuntu.

Install Nginx Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to install Nginx latest version on Ubuntu. There are many  web server available in the market and Nginx is one of the popular webserver being used these days.

Good news is that Nginx package is availale by default in ubuntu’s repositories. In order to install latest version of Nginx, you need to add the official Nginx repository.

Open up your sources.list file by typing following command:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list 

Now, press CTRL+W then CTRL+V to jump to the end of the file. After this, append the following two lines at the end of the file.

deb http://nginx.org/packages/mainline/ubuntu/ xenial nginx
deb-src http://nginx.org/packages/mainline/ubuntu/ xenial nginx 

Now, import Nginx public key using the commands below.

wget http://nginx.org/keys/nginx_signing.key

sudo apt-key add nginx_signing.key 

Steps To Install Nginx:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nginx

Note: You should remove Nginx if you have installed it from Ubuntu software repository before instlling it.

sudo apt remove nginx nginx-common nginx-full nginx-core

Now after installing the Nginx, you need to unmask nginx.service file using the command below.

sudo systemctl unmask nginx

Now start Nginx.

sudo systemctl start nginx

 

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