Tag Archive: Distributions

Dec 21

Ubuntu: Basics of software repositories

Ubuntu: Basics of software repositories Ubuntu uses apt for package management. Apt stores a list of repositories or software channels in the file /etc/apt/sources.list This is important to note as if you want to add sources for software packages you are going to either edit this file or add a referenced source file in the same format. …

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Dec 14

Custom NginX Distribution

Custom NginX Distribution I created a custom NginX distribution to address the need of NginX with the purge cache plugin in newer Ubuntu versions. The source can be obtained from Github: https://github.com/JCBauza/NginX/ and the PPA for your system at: https://launchpad.net/~cloudingenium/+archive/nginx-mainline. Stable vs Mainline There are two PPAs available: One for the Stable releases and one for the Mainline releases. In a post to …

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