How to Install nginx, MySQL and PHP on Fedora

As promised in my first post, here is a hopefully simple guide to get your site up and running with nginx. This will involve using FastCGI for the PHP part and a configuration to get a single site running (no virtual hosts). You will need some knowledge of working on Linux through a command line. Shell commands and configuration will be bolded for easier reading.

Ok, lets start…

1. Login as root on your server.…

First Post… Powered by nginx!

After several days of having this blog run on several different web servers (from Apache, Lighttpd aka Lighty and now nginx) except Microsoft’s IIS (I personally prefer free, open source alternatives, especially for running services) I finally have got nginx setup perfectly!

To those that are not familiar with nginx: it is pronounced “engine x” but I tend to pronounce it as “en-jinx”. It is a high performance web server that also comes with some proxying services (not only web, mail too!).…