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Recently I took a DigitalOcean{.thirstylink} server for a spin to try both PHP 7 and nginx with HTTP/2.

I tried installing nginx from the package that comes with Ubuntu but it turns out that it installed an older version of nginx that doesn’t support HTTP/2.

The default package with Ubuntu 14.04 trusty have nginx version 1.4.6-1. But HTTP/2 support comes with nginx 1.9.5.

No problem. Google comes to the rescue.

A bit of research and I found out which version of nginx support HTTP/2.

I didn’t know that nginx have a public “beta” package for people to test the latest features.

Most services call that package beta, dev or pre release.

Some companies go for unique names like bleeding edge in the case of WordPress or canary like Chrome.

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News47ell 3.0 Now hosted by DigitalOcean

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News47ell 3.0 Now hosted by DigitalOcean

After a month break from writing, here I am again, ready to write and publish more great content.

In my break I decided to do something big for the site, something new, something I’ve never done before and see If I was able to do it or not. If you are reading this, it means that I succeeded.

You might be asking yourself: What the hell is he talking about? I don’t see anything new!

Well that’s good, because I wanted everything to be the same, while at the same time I wanted to change something very important.

At New Year’s Eve I started the hunt for a new host for my site. After month of research, hard work, long nights, no sleeps, lots and lots of coffee, cigarets and metal music, I’m proud to say that News For Hell is Now hosted by DigitalOcean.

Here’s the full story:

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