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I installed Nginx on my Ubuntu Server 12.10 using this instructions https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-nginx-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise-pangolin , the Nginx was installed from ppa:nginx/stable(I've added the ppa first, than updated and then installed using those instructions).

The page I get looks like this enter image description here

I tried all kind of configurations from the internet and I can't configure it right.
If you could also tell me how to set-up the node.js(I have it installed, I tested it and it works but I don't know how to configure it in Nginx) in here that would be a plus :)

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I always install nginx from source and write every option I need by hand, so I'm not sure where is it installed with this ready to use package, but i think /etc/nginx/

so open the nginx directory and open the default virtual host (get the virtual host file name by opening the nginx.conf file)

with the virtual host file look for location ~ "path here" that is your public web directory paste in .html page there and access it for test by any web browser.

And "welcome to nginx" it's just a html page, if you can access the web server using any web browser and works without this page this doesn't mean your installation is wrong.

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I solved the problem. I had a wrong "server_name" set, after I changed it, it worked... –  Lilian A. Moraru Apr 18 '13 at 0:38
@LilianA.Moraru Please, write a new answer and mark it as accepted. Thanks –  Lucio Nov 2 '13 at 3:13

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