Questions relating to Nginx, an open source Web Server and reverse proxy server.

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Unable to install package

I'm trying to install a few packages, the command is : sudo apt-get install nginx-extras passenger But I'm getting an error afterward: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Redirecting depending on directory

On my current load balancer I have set it up to redirect to my cluster like this: upstream myapp1 { server 192.168.0.20; #RP1 } server { listen 80; location / { proxy_pass http:/...
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How to lock user to one directory

I have built a few Virtual Hosts using nginx but now I want to have some users to modify them without them being able to edit anything else outside the host directory. I have tried so many things ...
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Switch tasks on active process to new process

What I'm going to explain is really about nginx processes, so maybe it can be done in nginx, or maybe its a Linux feature. In anyway, I hope it's possible. I have an ningx process running, that looks ...
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Bash script to remove item from Nginx cache

I have Nginx running in Ubuntu. I'm trying to write a script that deletes an item from the Nginx cache. Script: clear_single_cache_object.sh #!/bin/bash echo "Deleting: " $1 grep -lr $1 /path/to/...
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How to replace nginx with apache Ubuntu 14.04

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I am now setting up my LAMP stack: http://ubuntuserverguide.com/2014/06/how-to-install-lamp-in-ubuntu-server-14-04-lts.html, and on installing apache2 with: ...
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How to replace package install of nginx with compiled from source?

I installed nginx a while ago using the ubuntu PPA repository. Now I want to compile nginx from source so I can compile in and use the geo-ip module. I know how to compile the new nginx from source. ...
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Using repos vs compile: hot wo replace Nginx from repo with a compiled Nginx? [duplicate]

Sometime ago I used Kura's PPA to install Nginx+Pagespeed on my VPS. I would like to update it to the newest version, but the latest packages from Kura aren't so recent and I'm thinking about ...
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nginx reinstalled automatically?

i had once nginx installed and after same time i removed it I use apache as my webserver now when i tried to go to my own onion address in my tor browser, i get the welcome to nginx site?? how is ...
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Installed Nginx with Apache Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Nginx, but I have Apache too. How I can run Nginx? When I go to my IP I am getting /var/www/ directory. I already try to figure out solving in internet but still can't get what I am doing ...
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Problems with Nginx and php5-fpm

I have the next config for nginx, url /website/blog/index.php works but url /website/blog/ doesn't works server { listen 80; root /var/www/site; index index.html index.htm index.php; ...
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Updating PHP on Ubuntu 12.04 with Parallels Plesk

I've tried a few times to update php on my server from version 5.3 to the latest 5.5 with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5 It seems to work fine but it also updates Apache which I think is ...
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Suggestions for rolling out a WebServer and Load Balancer with Juju Charms

I'm setting up a Maas/Juju Ubuntu 14.04 cluster and need some advice. The goal is to have HAProxy load balancing either Apache or Nginx that I can configure to host a set of php files that will be ...
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How to get access from nginx on host OS to files inside lxc-container?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and lxc-container inside it. Both of host OS and container have nginx 1.4.6 installed. Container has ip-address 10.0.3.100 and located in /home/romka/.local/share/lxc/php55/rootfs/...
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What is the difference between the core, full, extras and light packages for nginx?

nginx on Ubuntu is a virtual package provided by one of five packages from the official repositories (at least as of 14.04, defaulting to nginx-core, I believe): $ apt-cache depends nginx | tail -n+2 ...
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Ubuntu Server booting with NGINX running and not Apache2

I am running a server with Ubuntu Server 14.04. When I reboot the server it boots up with nginx running, and not apache2 like I would like. I end up having to stop the nginx service, then restart ...
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dependency issue while installing phpmyadmin on nginx webserver

I tried to find a solution for this problem for a long time but I cannot find it. Maybe you can help me. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system and want to use it for web development using nginx. ...
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package manager odd behavior after ubuntu failed update wich included an nginx update

So, yesterday I updated ubuntu and that included an nginx update, the process warned about diffs/changes to the default file under sites-available, I reviewed the changes and prepared a new file which ...
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Server slow after Nginx errors and restarting PHP

I have a server with Intel Xeon 2xE5520 2.27GHz, 48 GB Ram, 2x146 GB 15K HDD (Raid) OS Ubuntu 14.04.01, Nginx 1.6.2, PHP 5.5.9, MySQL. Webmin. My website is video portal. Traffic is approximately ...
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Nginx over Apache with Laravel give rewrite_mod problems

Im running Nginx over Apache. I Nginx listens to port 80 and proxy it to port 8080, which Apache listens to. So far it works for direct url to files, like domain.com and domain.com/index.php. But ...
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Nginx Suddenly Appeared

I've never heard of this happening, so I'm baffled and not sure where to begin debugging. I'm on 14.04 and have had LAMP installed (as instructed here) for 3-6 months. Today, my laptop rebooted, and ...
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Not able to install nginx on ubuntu 14.04

I keep getting this error while installing nginx on 14.04 sudo apt-get install nginx [sudo] password for : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to upgrade nginx to mainline version from stable version? [duplicate]

I installed nginx 1.1.19 on my ubuntu 12.04 Server. Now I want to upgrade it to 1.7.6, I add nginx_signing.key and apt source for nginx, then run sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade nginx. But I got ...
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With the new security problem of nginx on 14.04, how do I tell what version I have?

I just saw a report on Facebook about 14.04 having a security issue related to nginx. I followed the link and update instructions, but how do I find out which version I have on my machine to see if it ...
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Cannot get nginx to render my WordPress site

I am new to nginx but I followed religiously all the tutorials and tried to setup my WordPress site but I have an issue at the moment I cannot resolve. Basically I have the following configuration in ...
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No network access until I ping the gateway

I have the weirdest of problems that I can't work out on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I start the machine I cannot access the internet and the machine's nginx server cannot be accessed. Running ifconfig ...
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14.04 update broke my ruttorent setup

I just updated my system and now my rutorrent isn't working. When I go to the web page, I get this error JS error: [http://192.168.0.36/rutorrent/js/jquery.js : 2] TypeError: a is null I googled it ...
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Installing mysql-server gives 504 Gateway Time-out

So I have this site im coding on that requires a database and is based on PHP. So for this site i installed phpmyadmin that also installed mysql-server. Before I installed phpmyadmin I didn't get a ...
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Why doesn't lsof show localhost TCP connections in 14.04?

I have two servers running 12.04.4 and 14.04.1 respectively. Both have nginx (port 80) and a Java process (port 8080). As expected, the lsof output for the Java process (sudo lsof -nP -p $PID) on ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS: legacy PPA upgrade

I'd like to upgrade my server from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. However I have a small number of 3rd party applications, looking at their PPA list I foresee I could have trouble. So I am here to ...
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nginx and php5-fpm not working

before anything i searched everywhere and tested everything but still not working i install php5-fpm and nginx when i open localhost in browser i see this page : Welcome to nginx! so its working ...
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Enabling auth_basic in Nginx displays 500 Internel Error

When I have auth_basic enabled on my website, all pages displays 500 internal error. Here's what my error log says: [crit] 10250#0: *5 open() "/etc/nginx/passwd.d/dev.passwd" failed (13: Permission ...
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/dev/sda1 /boot is full [duplicate]

I know there are a lot of questions like this but I've tried pretty much to understand what to do and failed. By df -h I know that my /dev/sda1 /boot is with 100% use. I'm not understanding what I ...
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Nginx reverse proxy and subdomains

I have some problem with Nginx configuration. I've already searched for an issue but the proposed solutions I saw didn't work for me. I have some apps on a tomcat server and some apps on a jboss ...
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Unable to get error stack trace or error log while using php-fpm + nginx on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using php-fpm 5.5.9 along with nginx 1.4.6 on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I have installed them using apt-get package manager. I am unable to get a stack trace of the error that my index.php script ...
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How do I make some TCP ports accessible internal only?

I am running four instances of Tornado app at ports 9000 - 9003. I use Nginx as load balancer at the front. However user can access these ports also, for example mysite:9000 is also accessible. so ...
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Packages are not installling on ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install imagemagick using following command sudo apt-get install imagemagick --fix-missing But while installing I get following error nginx-full : Depends: nginx-common (= 1.4.7-1+...
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Recent Ubuntu update has killed my rutorrent/rtorrent link

I just installed the latest updates to Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to be working properly. rtorrent is working. nginx is running php5-fpm is running and yet when I try to connect to rtorrent ...
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Can't configure NGINX to cache the images

I have been trying to cache images that are stored in nginx server, I am quite new here and to nginx I have installed it and configure it with php5-fpm, I have been reading many tutorial regarding ...
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Is the compiled version of a binary dynamically linked to the system SSL library?

In my case I build nginx from source and I want to confirm whether I need to rebuild it whenever a new OpenSSL update is released. From what I understand either of these two commands can be used to ...
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Existing laravel 4 project gives 404 in browser

I'm trying to set up a development environment on a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using Nginx and HHVM. To do this, I followed the tutorial here. This goes well with a new installation of ...
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Nginx downloading PHP file only if .php is in the URL

I know this is a popular question but I haven't found anyone with my similar issue. I can serve PHP files as long as the .php extension is not in the url. For example: If I go to localhost I am ...
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How To Restrict Multiple Directories With Nginx But Still Access Files?

I would like to know how to let people access files with a direct link on my server but restrict them from accessing all directories? Exemple: I want them to see www.site1.com/usa/newyork/1.html I ...
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How to solve 404 for static files with Django and Nginx?

I setup a Trusty VM with Django + Nginx (other stuffs too). The server is working, I get the "Welcome to Django" page. But when I enter to servername/admin it loads the HTML page but fails to load ...
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Set up NGINX and bought a domain. How to connect the two? [closed]

I have set up nginx on my vserver and it seems to be working properly. I also purchased a domain at nic.md Now it's asking me for NS host names and addresses. Googling did not help much. Do I need to ...
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nginx.conf not properly restarting

We had altered our nginx.conf file to redirect all urls to their www alternatives. Later, we removed the lines responsible for this functionality. However, even after running sudo service nginx ...
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my localhost default page welcome me on nginx

I am again getting frustrated by my nginx server. I am trying to install laravel in my /var/www/project folder but when i delete the default HTML dir from /var/www/html it deviates me to the nginx ...
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How to remove nginx and re activate apache?

I have installed Apache2, mysql, php5 and phpmyadmin on my Ubuntu 14.04 but later on mistakenly I install nginx. Now my localhost page show me Welcome to nginx server. And the localhost/phpmyadmin ...
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SSL on one domain and not the server ip or any virtual hosts (nginx)

I have a SSL setup on my nginx server and the SSL works perfectly, only problem is it is working on all other virtual hosts and also the server IP which I don't want it to. It should only work in the ...
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NGINX and PHP downloades index.php instead of processing it

I have been banging my head for 2 days now. The issue is that the index.php is downloaded instead of being processed. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 , Nginx, php5. The nginx/site-available/default is as below....