Here is a guide to install the Cherokee web server on Ubuntu 12.10
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. 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.
To 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 type the following command in your terminal window type:
Open the web interface url (http://127.0.0.1:9090) in your web browser and use the user name and one time provided password to login shown in your terminal window.
All the configuration is done through Cherokee-Admin, a beautiful and powerful Web interface.
Web Apps repository
Cherokee allows to deploy Web Apps optimally, in seconds, with just a few mouse clicks.
Cherokee supports the most widespread Web technologies: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, uWSGI, SSI, CGI, LDAP, TLS/SSL, HTTP proxying, Video streaming, Content caching, Traffic Shaping, etc.
Cherokee runs on Linux, MacOS X, Solaris, and BSD. A native Windows port is on the works.
Visit the Cherokee Homepage.
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