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I'm trying to install nginx using the package manager. Usually I'd do this:

sudo apt-get install nginx

but I need nginx to have SSL support. I could compile nginx from source with SSL support, but I'd like to use a package manager just to make it easier to upgrade or remove if I need to.

Does the nginx package compile with SSL support or is there a way to make it?


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The package nginx-full installs ssl support as well.

Please refer to this guide to configure your ssl


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beware - nginx-full currently installs nginx 1.1.19 which is a couple of versions old. –  outside2344 Feb 18 '14 at 2:17

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