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How To Install Cherokee Web Server Using PPA On Ubunutu 13.04

Here is a guide to install Cherokee Web Server on Ubuntu 13.04.

You can install Cherokee Web Server using the PPA for Cherokee Web Server maintained by the Cherokee Web Server Team.

Cherokee is a high-performance web server. It is very fast, flexible and easy to configure. In fact, it is the fastest web server there is. Check out the benchmarks and see for yourself. It offers support for the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, SSI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, Virtual hosts, Authentication, on the fly encoding, Load Balancing, Apache compatible log files, Data Base Balancer, downtime-free updates and upgrades, Reverse HTTP Proxy, and much more. Visit the Cherokee Web Server Homepage.

To add the PPA and install Cherokee Web Server open a terminal window (press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cherokee-webserver/ppa -y

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install cherokee cherokee-admin -y

To start Cherokee copy+paste the following command in your terminal window type:

sudo cherokee-admin

Open the web interface url in your web browser and use the user name and one time provided password to login shown in your terminal window.

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