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Use the latest nginx in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

Use the latest nginx in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

Official version of nginx for #Ubuntu Precise is 1.1.19 but the latest available stable version is 1.2.8 (Changes), In this post I will present you how to update to the latest available version.

Thanks to Ondřej Surý,  maintainer for some Debian packages, you can have the latest PHP5 maintained by Debian PKG PHP Team in #Ubuntu Precise, Quantal , and Lucid.

Just run as root the following to use nginx

add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/nginx
apt-get update apt-get upgrade apt-get dist-upgrade

You can check that everything went fine

dpkg -l | grep nginx
ii nginx        1.2.8-1~precise+1 
ii nginx-common 1.2.8-1~precise+1
ii nginx-full   1.2.8-1~precise+1
Changes with nginx 1.2

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I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.