Lighttpd, sometimes pronounced “Lighty”, is a lightweight HTTP server that can help alleviate Apache’s load by serving static content. Since Lighttpd uses less resources per request than Apache, it generally serves most static content faster than Apache. This tutorial shows how to install Lighttpd behind Apache via ApacheÂ´s proxy module.
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To install such a system you will need the following:
- The Perfect Setup – Debian Etch (Debian 4.0)
- Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Etch
2 Setting up lighttpd
Once Lighttpd is installed, you’ll have to modify the configuration file to use it
#bind to port (Default: 80) server.port = 81 Continue reading