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I am trying to install and setup Nagios 4.0.8 on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server. What is the ideal way to do this ? The official Ubuntu documentation regarding nagios installation is related to nagios version 3.x and is available here. However, I want to install the latest stable release which is nagios 4.0.8. Please help.

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Open your terminal and type these commands and run these commands as root user

sudo apt-get install wget build-essential apache2 php5-gd libgd2-xpm libgd2-xpm-dev libapache2-mod-php5

wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/nagios/nagios-4.0.8.tar.gz

useradd nagios
groupadd nagcmd
usermod -a -G nagcmd nagios

./configure --with-nagios-group=nagios --with-command-group=nagcmd -–with-mail=/usr/bin/sendmail

make all
make install
make install-init
make install-config
make install-commandmode
make install-webconf
cp -R contrib/eventhandlers/ /usr/local/nagios/libexec/
chown -R nagios:nagios /usr/local/nagios/libexec/eventhandlers
/usr/local/nagios/bin/nagios -v /usr/local/nagios/etc/nagios.cfg
/etc/init.d/nagios start

htpasswd –c /usr/local/nagios/etc/htpasswd.users nagiosadmin

cd /tmp/nagios-plugins-2.0
./configure --with-nagios-user=nagios --with-nagios-group=nagios
make
make install 

ln -s /etc/init.d/nagios /etc/rcS.d/S99nagios

and finally open this link in your browser

http://<your.nagios.server.ip>/nagios

Note: If you just google , you can find this document very easily

http://assets.nagios.com/downloads/nagioscore/docs/Installing_Nagios_Core_From_Source.pdf

I thought I have helped you enough.

Let me know if any issue.

Jai Hind.

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