Nginx is an open-source, high-performance web server that commands a huge market share in production environments. It’s a lightweight and robust web server that is mostly used in hosting high-traffic websites.
Steps to install Nginx Web Server on Ubuntu 20.04
1] Prior to installation of Nginx, Update server’s package lists by using the following command:
$ sudo apt update
2] Install Nginx by running the command:
$ sudo apt install Nginx
When prompted to continue, press ‘Y’ on the keyboard and hit ENTER. The installation will be completed in a few seconds.
3] Post successful installation of Nginx, we can verify it by running:
$ sudo systemct1 start nginx $ sudo systemct1 status nginx
The above output indicates that nginx is running.
4] To check the version of Nginx, run:
$ sudo dpkg -1 nginx
It will display the version of Nginx.