What's the difference between the ghost application version and the original ubuntu image?

September 5, 2014 657 views

Well, I admitted that the Ubuntu with ghost provides that fantastic open-box experience. However, I really want to know the configuration and the changes, which will be very helpful for me to make further administration.

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This tutorial contains some of the details:

How To Use the DigitalOcean Ghost Application

Essentially, we install Node.js and Nginx. You can find the Nginx configuration in /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/ghost

There is also an Upstart conf file installed at: /etc/init.d/ghost This allows you to start and stop Ghost with:

sudo service ghost start
sudo service ghost restart
sudo service ghost stop

Ghost itself is installed to /var/www/ghost There is also a dedicated ghost system user.

by Hannah Wolfe
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