Installing nginx 1.14 / openssl 1.1.1 on Debian 9

Debian is really nice in case a newer version (than what’s in repo) of software is need.

Although nginx / openssl provided in their stable repo is somewhat old, it’s quite possible to selectively install softwares from the testing (or unstable / …) repo.

To install softwares from testing repo, the first step is adding testing repo to repository list. This can be done by creating file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/testing.list with content below:

Next we instruct Debian to stay on stable release unless we otherwise instruct it to, by creating file /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99defaultrelease with:

Done this, nginx 1.14 / openssl 1.1.1 could be installed simply by typing:

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