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Lightweight http server for OSX and Linux? [closed]

I would like to install a lightweight http server that can be configured as simply as going to the directory where I want to start a site, executing a simple command to tell it in which port, and that ...
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how do i set up a minimal webserver, that serves only one page on all requests?

A minimal webserver on port 80 would be python -m SimpleHTTPServer 80 but I would like to show only one page all the time called maintenance.html, no matter what page was requested. The url in ...
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web servers & php [closed]

I usually code in PHP, and always used apache. I have started my own website but I soon realised that apache is not the best solution to have: it uses 15MB of memory per page, making a small server ...
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Can advanced web servers be faster than basic web servers?

A bsic web server such as python SimpleHTTPServer or THTTPD reads static files with least process; thus is quite fast. Normally, adding more features to create an advanced web server (but still ...
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Proxy-Connection Header associated with failed connections

I work with microprocessor devices that have/run a micro webserver. I have two of these devices set up so that they can be accessible to/by the Internet - I'll call the devices "A" and "B". ...
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Lightweight PHP-supporting webserver: Nginx, Cherokee, or Hiawatha?

Next month, I have to move my company's website from our current 3rd-party webhosting to our own cloud-based server. I want to use a lightweight webserver. The requirements are: PHP support HTTPS ...