Monthly Archives: October 2013

How to install and set up nginx on Ubuntu


Nginx (pronounced as “engine x”) is a high performance and a low memory usage web server. Apache is a process-based web server and nginx is an asynchronous web server.

As nginx wiki says,

“The main advantage of the asynchronous approach is scalability. In a process-based server, each simultaneous connection requires a thread which incurs significant overhead. An asynchronous server, on the other hand, is event-driven and handles requests in a single (or at least, very few) threads.

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Cinnarch abandoned Cinnamon and became Antergos

Although it happened a few months ago, I have to write it (and maybe you have to read it once more Smile ).

Cinnarch LogoCinnarch  project was abandon because of the problems they had with the Cinnamon DE.  For those they don’t know, Cinnarch was an Arch Linux based distribution with Cinnamon DE and a wizard installation program. It was by the far the most easy way to install Arch Linux with the Cinnamon DE. But they abandoned Cinnamon for the favor of the Gnome 3 DE.

Antergos Logo

The new project is called Antergos and it comes with a graphical and a text installation wizard. It also has a GUI front-end for pacman (the PacmanXG4). The home site for Antergos is