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Debian 8 - Install Nginx

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You can just install nginx from the defualt sources like so:

sudo apt-get install nginx-full

This will result in nginx version 1.6.2.

Install Later Version From Dotdeb

If you need a later version of Nginx, you can run this script to install from the Dotdeb sources.

# Add the sources
sudo echo "
deb jessie all
deb jessie nginx" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

# Add the keys to our system so we trust packages from the sources we added
cd /tmp
sudo apt-key add dotdeb.gpg

sudo apt-key add nginx_signing.key

# finally install nginx
sudo apt update && sudo apt install nginx-full -y

You will now have nginx version 1.12.2

Last updated: 2nd September 2018
First published: 29th August 2018