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I'm diving into web development but I'm having troubles getting Nginx to work on my Ubuntu-OS computer. Firstly, localhost in my browser brings up an "Unable to Connect" page. I tried restarting Nginx and here's what I got:

Restarting nginx: nginx: [emerg] unknown directive "pass" in /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default:62
nginx: configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test failed

I actually had it working yesterday where the page said "Welcome to Nginx" except the only problem then was that I couldn't get the phpinfo page to show up. I probably dwindled too much with the installation and configuration process. Any help would be appreciated.

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You should post the relevant part of your nginx configuration. –  Michael Hampton Feb 1 '13 at 19:45

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unknown directive "pass" in /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default:62

Your configuration is invalid, with the problem being on line 62 of that file. There is no pass directive -- you probably want proxy_pass or fastcgi_pass.

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