NGINX is the best web server for almost everything. It can handle massive web traffic while consuming fewer hardware resources. By default, you can install NGINX on Ubuntu with command
apt-get install nginx, but this will not install the latest version of NGINX.
So, How to Install Latest Stable Version of NGINX?
To always install the latest version of NGINX in Ubuntu, make sure that it is installed from PPA Repository. It will always fetch the new updates while entering the command
Install Latest Stable Version of NGINX in Ubuntu
Now I will demonstrate how to install the latest version of NGINX in 3 steps.
Step #1. Install Dependencies
sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
Step #2. Add Stable NGINX Repository
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nginx/stable
If it asks for signing key then allow it with Y (Yes) option.
Step #3. Install NGINX
First lets hit the update servers first to fetch the updates and latest security patches.
sudo apt-get update
Then install NGINX.
sudo apt-get install nginx
It will install latest available stable NGINX.