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I started an Ubuntu VPS with LAMP then decided I want to try out LEMP, what's the best way to proceed?

I’m very much a beginner to the web dev environment. I’ve only played with LAMP (mostly WAMP really) on a local host and never really done much with it.

I work in IT but devs in my office are now using Nginx (MEAN stack) so I can get a bit of support there, or at least a helping hand!

I did get Nginx working but screwed something royally when playing around so rolled back to an old image and i’m bascially on a very simple LAMP install now.

What’s the best way to proceed? Remove / Disable Apache and install Nginx, or just install Nginx now? I’ve got nothing hosted at all.

I’d like to get Jeykll deploying to keep track of what i’m doing.

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I suggest you to remove the Apache and install new Nginx i think the least version is 1.8.0 remove the Apache by using this command : sudo apt-get purge apache2*
then you need to install nginx :

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nginx

then start the service :

sudo service nginx start

now u can access to your web server by typing this in your browser :

http://server_domain_name_or_IP