After extracting the source, run these commands from a terminal:
./configure make sudo make install
By default, NGINX will be installed in
/usr/local/nginx. You may change this and other options with the Installation and Compile-Time Options.
Platform-specific Notes and Builds¶
Start the server by running
/usr/local/nginx/sbin/nginx as root.
After editing the configuration file at
/usr/local/nginx/conf/nginx.conf to your liking, you can reload the configuration with:
kill -HUP `cat /usr/local/nginx/logs/nginx.pid`
The location of nginx.pid might be different on your machine.
For Ubuntu, it is located at