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How to start Ghost as a service on Ubuntu 16.04

Official Ghost documentation Deploying Ghost describes how to start Ghost as a service using script for /etc/init.d. This approach work well only for Ubuntu prior version 16.04. In this tutorial I’ll describe how to start Ghost as a service using new systemd service manager. Requirements Ghost should be already installed. *How to install Ghost described here: How to install Ghost on Ubuntu 16.04. Ghost is installed in /var/www/ghost Create systemd script Open terminal as root (or sudo user). Continue reading

How to install Ghost on Ubuntu 16.04

2016-10-08 ghost Alexey Bogdanov
Ghost is an opensource lightweight publishing platform for blogging. It uses NodeJS, Ember.js and Handlebars under the hood. In this tutorial I will describe how to install Ghost on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS instance. If VPS instance has less than 1 GB of RAM installation could be a little bit tricky. Without further ado let’s get started. Update Ubuntu Before installing any new software it’s better to have our system up to date . Continue reading