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How to install Nginx on Ubuntu 21.10

Feb 20, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment

Since Ubuntu 21.10 has been released there was an immediate interest in using it as an OS Server. In this tutorial, we are going to see how to install Nginx on Ubuntu 21.10.


  • Ubuntu 21.10
  • sudo privileges

Install the latest Nginx version on Ubuntu 21.10

Step 1. Get the latest packages with:

sudo apt update

Step 2. To install Nginx, run:

sudo apt install nginx

Step 3. Check version.

nginx -v


nginx version: nginx/1.18.0

Enable HTTP traffic

Step 1. Let’s see the application profiles.

sudo ufw app list


Available applications:
  Nginx Full
  Nginx HTTP
  Nginx HTTPS

Step 2. Since we don’t have generated SSL/TLS certificate yet, we are going to allow HTTP traffic.

sudo ufw allow 'Nginx HTTP'

Step 3. Let’s check if the changes are here.

sudo ufw status


Status: active

To                         Action      From
--                         ------      ----
Nginx HTTP                 ALLOW       Anywhere


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