Nginx 1.9.6 High-Performance Web server released – Install now

Nginx 1.9.6 [engine x] recently released, is an open source webserver, HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server. Nginx powers several high-visibility sites, such as Netflix, Hulu, Pinterest, CloudFlare, Airbnb,, GitHub, SoundCloud, Zynga, Eventbrite, Zappos, Media Temple, Heroku, RightScale, Engine Yard and MaxCDN.


Nginx 1.9.3 changelog

  • Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process when using HTTP/2
  • Bugfix: the $server_protocol variable was empty when using HTTP/2.
  • Bugfix: backend SSL connections in the stream module might be timed out unexpectedly.
  • Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process if different ssl_session_cache settings were used in different virtual servers.
  • Bugfix: nginx/Windows could not be built with MinGW gcc; the bug had appeared in 1.9.4.
  • Bugfix: time was not updated when the timer_resolution directive was used on Windows.
  • Miscellaneous minor fixes and improvements.

Install Nginx 1.9.6 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/nginx-devel

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install nginx

Remove Nginx 1.9.6

sudo apt-get remove nginx
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