How To Install Nginx Mainline Version on Debian 9

Install Nginx Mainline Version on Debian 9

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Nginx Mainline Version on your Debian 9. For those of you who didn’t know, Nginx has two primary repositories or branches that folks can use to install or update Nginx packages. When you install Nginx from Debian default repositories, you’re installing Nginx from the stable repository.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Nginx Mainline Version on a Debian 9 (Stretch) server.

Install Nginx Mainline Version on Debian 9 Stretch

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal:

Step 2. Installing nginx mainline verison on Debian server.

First we are going to download Nginx repository authentication key:

Then run the command below to install the repository key:

Now remove the downloaded nginx authentication key from root directory:

Next, we will need to add the official Nginx repository:

Next, append the following two lines at the end of the file:

Run the commands below to install Nginx:

Check Nginx version:

Start Nginx and add it to automatically start on your system start-up using:

You can verify that Nginx is really running by opening your favorite web browser and entering the URL http://your-server’s-address, if it is installed, then you will see this:

Install Nginx Mainline Version on Debian 9 Stretch

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Nginx Mainline Version. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Install Nginx Mainline Version web server on Debian 9 Stretch system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Nginx on web site.

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