Linux Ubuntu Nginx Server Quick-Start Easy Guide

July 11th, 2013 by Regaz

This Short Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Getting-Started Quickly with Nginx Web Server Development Release on Ubuntu Linux Distro.

To the Article Top there is a Link to Guides for How-to Installing the Nginx Web Server on Ubuntu Linux.

After is Presented a Basic & Easy Getting-Started and Running with Nginx Fast Web Server.

Linux Gnome Penguin Nginx
  1. How-to Install nginx Web Server on Ubuntu Linux:

    Installing nginx for Ubuntu
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Cmd and Search “term”

    Ubuntu Linux Raring Open Terminal
  3. Editing localhost Server Parameters:

    sudo su -c "nano /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default"

    Next You are Able to Set the “root” & “port” Parameters.

    By Default the root is Serving in:

    root /usr/share/nginx/html;

    And “of course” the Port is Set to 80:

    listen 80;

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit.

  4. In Case of Changes then Reload the Nginx Web Server:

    sudo su -c "nginx -s reload"

      Ngix Administration Basic Commands List:

    • Starting nginx:
      sudo su -c "nginx"
    • Stopping nginx:
      sudo su -c "nginx -s stop"
    • Restarting nginx:
      sudo su -c "nginx -s reload"
  5. Access Locally your Server on Browser:

    http://localhost

    If Also Apache is Running on Port 80 then Possibly Stop It!

  6. How-to Add Virtual Host for Nginx Easy Guide:

    Nginx Virtual-Hosts
  7. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Ubuntu:

    Install Chrome for Ubuntu

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