How-to Install Latest Nginx Linux Mint 17 Easy Guide

September 2nd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Latest Nginx Linux Mint 17 Install

Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Nginx Linux Mint 17.x LTS 32/64bit Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

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

And NGINX is known for its high performance, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption.

Furthermore the Nginx ‘Mainline’ version is generally regarded as more reliable because we port all bug fixes to it, and not just critical fixes as for the stable branch.

Finally it’s Necessary to Manually Set Up the Apt Nginx Repo to Get Installed the Latest Mainline Release, because the Default Repos are Serving an Older Nginx Release…

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Latest Nginx Linux Mint 17 - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Setup Nginx Mainline Linux Mint Repo

    Nginx Apt Repo Setup
  3. Installing Nginx

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt -y install nginx
  4. Next to Start Nginx on the default Http port
    (Necessary Only if also Apache is installed)

    sudo service apache2 stop
    sudo service nginx restart
  5. Finally Testing Nginx Installation
    On a localhost with curl:


    Or the same address on a Browser…

  6. Furthermore to Edit the Nginx Conf File

    sudo nano /etc/nginx/conf.d/default.conf

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