Questions relating to nginx, an open source Web server and reverse proxy server

learn more… | top users | synonyms

17
votes
4answers
23k views

Nginx failing to reload - how to track down why?

Hi I've had my Nginx server running great on Ubuntu server 12.04 for a while. I've been gradually bolting on various bits, and got as far as optimising load times on my wordpress page. After making ...
5
votes
1answer
8k views

dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) nginx

The Software up-to-date Option automatically download the upgrade for nginx. but While installing it's giving me the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

Nginx-to enable autostart

I installed the docker container in my ubuntu 13.10. Along with this nginx webserver also installed.But every time i want to type this command service nginx restart. so how can i autorun the ...
0
votes
2answers
966 views

Fixing nginx 1.4.6 dependency on old openssl version (libssl0.9.8)?

I'm trying to enable TLSv1.1 & TLSv1.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 instance w/ nginx 1.4.6, but this version of nginx is dependent upon libssl0.9.8, even though the newest version of OpenSSL is ...
1
vote
1answer
294 views

Nginx and pagespeed installation issues in ubuntu

I have put my app (implemented a website with the help of angularjs) on amazon EC2 and have installed nginx and thin on it I am having issues with angularjs with respect to performance. So I decide ...
0
votes
1answer
863 views

Nginx: unknown directive “uwsgi_param” in /etc/nginx/uwsgi_params:1

Using this deployment tutorial, I'm trying to get an Ubuntu 12.04 server up and running with Flask, uWSGI and Nginx. I now have trouble getting Nginx to run. When I try to (re)start nginx it simply ...
0
votes
1answer
462 views

can't connect to BigBlueButton from external address

I installed a bigbluebutton server ver 0.81. When i set ip using sudo bbb-conf --setip 192.168.0.190 It's the local ip address and it work fine. but when i switch to my external static IP: sudo ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Virtualbox nginx service won't start on startup, but can be activated through terminal

My normal OS is Windows 7 64-bit, but I'm running VirtualBox with the latests release of Ubuntu installed. I'm trying to use the VM as my web server as developing a Rails application on a Windows box ...
0
votes
2answers
56 views

Purging nginx didnt delete the configuration files

I just ran sudo apt-get purge nginx sudo apt-get autoremove but the folder /etc/nginx/still exists, with all its content intact. I guess I could rm the folder but that is not the point of my ...
1
vote
1answer
93 views

Catch output from “nginx -t” with php [closed]

I'm trying to make a simple control panel for my webserver running nginx with php-fpm. I've managed to catch result of service php5-fpm restart and service nginx reload, but the output from nginx -t ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Installing phpmyadmin in another port

I have a VPS where i host different websites, not only in apache but other platforms like Ruby on Rails. To set this up, I use nginx as front-end webserver, as proxy. I have apache running in port ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Mysql died and won't start

I am working on Ubuntu 12.10 server with nginx, mysql and unicorn installed. There is something wrong with Mysql and has stopped working. Log message from /var/log/mysql/error.log Attempting ...
0
votes
1answer
354 views

wordpress upload permission on nginx & ubuntu [closed]

I have a problem with permission on nginx/ubuntu VPS. keep getting the error: “asr.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error Unable to create directory uploads/2014/02. Is its parent directory ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How to setup SendMail with nginx

I have a Ubuntu server with nginx I have installed sendmail on it by running apt-get install sendmail I was also able to sendmail using sendmail <my_email_address> hello . the mail I ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Does nginx require an Ubuntu user for each server block?

Does nginx require an Ubuntu user for each server block? Is it considered good practice to do so even if it's not a requirement? I plan on storing the files for each domain in ...
-1
votes
1answer
516 views

Can't upgrade nginx on ubuntu 12.04

I'm stuck on nginx version 1.1.19! Following the instructions here http://www.jeffmould.com/2013/10/19/upgrading-nginx-ubuntu-12-04/ I did: service nginx stop add-apt-repository ppa:nginx/stable ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Unable to add subdomains with nginx server

I have nginx running on my server and I'm trying to set up a sub domain in the server. Once I tried and it worked without any problem. This is the tutorial I followed I have subdomains such as this ...
2
votes
2answers
200 views

hosts file and unclear behavior. How to make real alias?

I'm trying to create alias for my local website which is runned by vagrant(virtual box), hence I want redirect any requests from site.ru to 192.168.10.10/site.ru via /etc/hosts file. In the hosts file ...
2
votes
1answer
238 views

Is there a way to increase the upload limit wtih the nginx charm?

Am using Wordpress in Juju Cloud.....When trying to upload a Theme of more than 500 kb...its showing "413 Request Entity Too Large" nginx/1.1.19 .. I just followed the following process to ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

parse_rackup_file': rackup file (config.ru) not readable (ArgumentError) Unicorn Nginx

I used the one-click Rails, NGINX, Unicorn, MySQL droplet set up to create my server and I can't get Unicorn to start as a daemon. Here's the stack trace when I /etc/init.d/unicorn start: ...
1
vote
0answers
186 views

Nginx processes have disappeared - why?

I've been following the arts technica web served series which has been great at teaching me how to get an Nginx server established on a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 server. I'm having a few problems however. ...
2
votes
1answer
123 views

sendmail & MySQL

I had MySQL and PHP working good in the nginx server. For mailing purpose I installed sendmail. Now all I get is Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by ...
1
vote
0answers
739 views

nginx with hhvm - Not found

I'v set up nginx with hhvm but, any file .php returns me "Not found" except index.php that returns me Running on HHVM version 2.3.2. Some of my configurations /etc/nginx/sites-enable/default ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How many Nginx processes should there be?

Just installing Nginx on a fresh ubuntu server 12.04. ps -e | grep nginx at first returned nothing so i ran nginxwhich appeared to get things started. Running ps -e | grep nginx now returns a ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Is there a way to tell Upstart to log service?

In the logs directory I don't see a log file for my app (with a conf file nomilkforme.conf): z@ubuntu:/var/log/upstart$ ls console-setup.log.1.gz container-detect.log.1.gz module-init-tools.log.1.gz ...
0
votes
1answer
714 views

FATAL: Module rtc not found

Upstart gives "unknown job" error when I try to start the server with $ start <my-app-name>. I found this in the logs: z@ubuntu:/var/log/upstart$ sudo zcat module-init-tools.log.1.gz FATAL: ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Upstart unknown job problem

I set up nginx according to instructions here and it all went well but I am unable to start with $ start <my app name> I created /etc/init/nomilkfor.me.conf (this is the domain name) and this ...
2
votes
2answers
439 views

apt-get purge, install nginx; reports success but not installed (12.04)

after removing nginx, I re-installed it with sudo apt-get install nginx. Output indicated that the installation was successful. But there's no directory /etc/nginx and sudo service nginx start ...
0
votes
1answer
363 views

Why nginx -v not display version on ubuntu12.04?

Nginx was installed on our ubuntu 12.04 server and we want to find the version. Here is what we did: admin@ibm-testbox:/opt/nginx/sbin$ nginx -v The program 'nginx' can be found in the following ...
0
votes
1answer
528 views

Building nginx on Ubuntu with cache_purge module - help?

I have been trying to rebuild nginx with cache_purge module from http://labs.frickle.com/. I did the following and somehow the new build doesn't seem to include the module. Here is what I did: ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How to get nginx with spdy on Ubuntu without having to compile it?

I observed that none of the included nginx blends has the spdy module enabled and I don't want to manually compile it for that. I am looking for a apt repository solution but I wasn't able to find ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

My server is making me download the code instead of running it

I am running an ubuntu server 12.04 but unfortunately I am not being able to make the interpreter run the code exactly. I am using nginx encrypted lvm and here is the conf.d (main part): server { ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Problem with uploading files with filezilla

I'm running a nginx server on ubuntu server 12.04.3 LTS but unfortunately I'm not being able to upload files with filezilla to it. I am able to open and browse the machine with filezilla but whenever ...
0
votes
1answer
818 views

nginx rendering PHP as plain text

server { listen 80; server_name test.local; access_log /var/log/nginx/access.log; error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log; root /var/www/testsite; location ~ \.php$ { ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

How can I configure nginx?

After installing nginx I can see that the homepage of my web server is changed with the default nginx page. How can I configure nginx now?
3
votes
2answers
233 views

How to install Nginx in Ubuntu?

Recently I have installed a LAMP server in my Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS. Now how can I install Nginx and implement with my present LAMP Server?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Nginx: Cant see index html

I use Ubuntu 13.10 + nginx (from repos), but I have one problem: I cant see in browser my local index.hmtl (with help nginx). Install: sudo apt-get install nginx Make dirs for my static files ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Nginx unable to connect

I am referring to this link to install Nginx on Ubuntu: Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support (LEMP) On Ubuntu 13.04. sudo su — Runs OK. apt-get install mysql-server ...
0
votes
2answers
92 views

Ubuntu server and services

I've been using Linux+Plesk Virtual Server as a web server for a while, but I want to give a try on doing it manually, so my question is: I'll have a server which is: 80GB HDD, 4GB RAM, 1TB Bandwith, ...
1
vote
1answer
361 views

Is the rewrite module activated for nginx in the Wordpress juju

Is the rewrite module activated for nginx in the Wordpress juju? When I change the permalink to anything other than default I get bad gateway. rewrite is mandatory for buddypress to function ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

how to install nginx after removed it manually

I have installed nginx using apt sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nginx/stable sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo apt-get update sudo ...
3
votes
2answers
7k views

Cannot access a directory on my webserver (nginx: 403 forbidden)

I installed nginx and all php extensions. My web directory is /usr/share/nginx/www/ Browsing to http://localhost shows "Welcome to nginx" Browsing to http://localhost/vnstat/ shows 403 forbidden ...
15
votes
2answers
32k views

Can't use PHP extension Mcrypt in Ubuntu 13.10 (Nginx, PHP-FPM) [duplicate]

I installed a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. Like I usually do, I install the packages I need for Web development, which are nginx, php5-fpm, mysql, php5-mysql, php5-mcrypt and a few others. After ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

php5-fpm : Depends: php5-common (= 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.8) but 5.4.6-1ubuntu1.4 is to be installed

I want to set up PHP behind Nginx with FastCGI but I stuck on the sudo apt-get -f install php5-fpm what i've tried: sudo apt-get -f install php5-fpm Reading package lists... Done Building ...
0
votes
0answers
149 views

how can i rewrite url to a specific ip or another domain in dnsmasq? [duplicate]

i added two lines: address=/dev/127.0.0.1 address=/g.cn/127.0.0.1 to /etc/dnsmasq.conf file, and i have nginx listened 80 port. open urls like http://xxx.dev/, i can see nginx's default site. ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

nginx on Ubuntu Server in VirtualBox on Windows 7, how to access localhost:8080

I have nginx running on Ubuntu Server (guest) in VirtualBox on Windows 7 (host) I need to access the nginx webserver's localhost. I'm assuming there's no way to do this directly from Ubuntu Server's ...
0
votes
1answer
303 views

what is the nginx equivalent command apache has for a2enmod?

I'm following this guide: How to Setup OwnCloud Server 5 with SSL Connection Problem though is that the guide is for apache but I am using nginx for my server. As such I am trying to "reverse ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How do I install nginx modules

I just installed nginx through apt-get repository. But, unfortunately HttpAuthDigestModule is not included while installing. This is how to install from source - ./configure ...
0
votes
1answer
804 views

Run Sickbeard behind NGINX

I've been at this for so long now, trying to get my sickbeard to run behind nginx and having no luck at all, excuse my noobness. Here's what I've tried. I have sickbeard installed in[b] ...
0
votes
1answer
589 views

Can't install php5-fpm after upgrade to 12.10

I upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04 and began getting gateway errors when I accessed phppgadmin via nginx. After looking around I realised that the required program php5-fpm wasn't running and further what ...