Saturday, July 16, 2016

How To Install nginx 1.10.1 on Ubuntu

     NGINX is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server

    NGINX powers several high-visibility sites, such as Netflix, Hulu, Pinterest, CloudFlare, Airbnb,, GitHub, SoundCloud, Zynga, Eventbrite, Zappos, Media Temple, Heroku, RightScale, Engine Yard, MaxCDN and many others.

Nginx 1.10.1 changelog
  •  Security: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process while writing a specially crafted request body to a temporary file

Installation instructions:

Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/nginx-devel

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install nginx

Optional, to remove nginx and revert the changes, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove nginx

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