In this article I will show you how to install Nginx 1.2.7 HTTP Proxy Server . Nginx goes for engine x.
Nginx is an reverse HTTP proxy server and a mail proxy server. Some big sites were running (and may still be running) on Nginx, like Yandex.ru, WordPress.com or Netflix.
Download the Nginx version you need.
Note: You should download Nginx 1.3.7 only for testing it, it is a development version, therefore it may crush.
Nginx 1.2.7 – stable version
$ wget nginx.org/download/nginx-1.2.7.tar.gz
Nginx 1.3.7 development version
$ wget nginx.org/download/nginx-1.3.7.tar.gz
Extract the tar.gz archive and cd to the directory:
$ $ tar -xzvf nginx*.tar.gz
$ cd nginx*
Create the makefile:
Compile the sources:
$ sudo make install