How-to Install Latest Nginx on CentOS 32/64-bit Linux Easy Guide

January 28, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Latest Nginx CentOS Linux

This Short Install Nginx CentOS Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install & Getting-Started with the Latest Nginx Web-Server on CentOS 6.1-6.2-6.3-6.4-6.5-6.6 KDE4/Gnome i686/x8664.

To Get Installed the Latest Nginx Web-Server on CentOS You Need to Downlad, Compile and Install from Source Because the zypper Repos are Serving a Legacy Nginx Web-Server Version.

To the Install Nginx CentOS 5.X/6.X Bottom there is Link to a Basic & Easy Getting-Started and Running with Nginx Fast Web Server.

Install Nginx CentOS 5.X/6.X- Linux Gnome Penguin Nginx
  1. Download Latest nginx Source Code:

    Nginx Latest tar.gz
  2. Double-Click and Extract Archive
    Install Nginx CentOS 5.X/6.X - KDE4 Extract Nginx tar.gz Source
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Nginx CentOS 5.X/6.X - KDE4 Open Terminal
  4. Install Required Packages:

    sudo su
    yum install gcc make pcre-devel zlib-devel
  5. Compile and Install Nginx:

    cd </path/2>/nginx*
    make install

    The Nginx Web-Server Default Install Location is in: /usr/local/nginx

  6. Getting-Started with Nginx Administration CentOS Linux:

    Nginx Administration Guide
  7. Access Locally your Server on Browser:


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

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

    Nginx Virtual-Hosts

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