lighttpd - fast webserver with minimal memory footprint

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename lighttpd_1.4.35-4ubuntu2_i386.deb
Package name lighttpd
Package version 1.4.35
Package release 4ubuntu2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/web
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 244.67 KB
Installed size 851.00 KB
lighttpd is a small webserver and fast webserver developed with
security in mind and a lot of features.
It has support for
* CGI, FastCGI and SSI
* virtual hosts
* URL rewriting
* authentication (plain files, htpasswd, LDAP)
* transparent content compression
* conditional configuration
* HTTP proxying
and configuration is straight-forward and easy.


Package Version Architecture Repository
lighttpd_1.4.35-4ubuntu2.1_i386.deb 1.4.35 i386 Ubuntu Updates Universe
lighttpd_1.4.35-4ubuntu2.1_amd64.deb 1.4.35 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Universe
lighttpd_1.4.35-4ubuntu2_amd64.deb 1.4.35 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
lighttpd - - -


Name Value
init-system-helpers >= 1.18~
libattr1 >= 1:2.4.46-8
libbz2-1.0 -
libc6 >= 2.15
libfam0 -
libgamin0 -
libldap-2.4-2 >= 2.4.7
libpcre3 -
libssl1.0.0 >= 1.0.0
libterm-readline-perl-perl -
lsb-base >= 3.2-14
mime-support -
perl -
systemd >= 29.1
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Name Value
httpd -
httpd-cgi -


Type URL
Binary Package lighttpd_1.4.35-4ubuntu2_i386.deb
Source Package lighttpd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install lighttpd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install lighttpd




2016-04-18 - Robie Basak <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-4ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
* Rebuild for libmysqlclient20.
* Add build dependency on libcgi-pm-perl to fix FTBFS. Taken from
Debian with thanks to gregor herrmann.
2015-01-26 - Artur Rona <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-4ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=low
* Merge from Debian unstable.  Remaining changes:
- debian/patches/add-lighttpd.pc-configure.patch:
+ Add lighttpd.pc to ac_config_files to fix FTBFS: make[3]:
*** No rule to make target `lighttpd.pc', needed by `all-am'.
- debian/patches/build-dev-package.patch,
debian/control, debian/lighttpd-dev.install:
+ Add lighttpd-dev package.
- debian/index.html:
+ Corrected BTS Ubuntu link and branding on the default page.
- debian/lighttpd.conf:
+ Comment '' by default, which causes failure
to bind port in ipv4.
- debian/control:
+ Build-Depends on libgamin-dev rather than libfam-dev
to fix startup warning.
- debian/rules:
+ Add override_dh_installinit to set "defaults 91 09" to not
start before apache2 but in the same runlevel with
the same priority.
- debian/lighttpd.dirs, debian/control, debian/rules,
+ Add the UFW profile.
2014-11-02 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Disable SSLv3 by default (closes: #765702).
2014-08-18 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Support building with dpkg-buildpackage -g.
* Drop libmemcache-dev build-dependency (closes: #748809).
2014-04-05 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix a spelling error.
* Add a lintian override.
* Make VCS field canonical.
* Add myself to the uploaders.
* Use dh-autoreconf (closes: #726394, #731104).
* Disable indeterminant test on kfreebsd (closes: #731074).
2014-03-22 - Arno Töll <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version (fixes CVE-2014-2323, CVE-2014-2324)
+ Delete patches: cve-2013-4508.patch, cve-2013-4559.patch,
cve-2013-4560.patch. Those are all cumulative included since
lighttpd 1.4.34
* Acknowledge NMUs by the security team
* Make the init script wait until lighttpd really terminates.
* Change the default document root /var/www/html (Closes: #730379), add a
Lintian override for it
* Bump the debhelper dependency to >= 9.20130624 to ensure dh_installinit is
recent enough for systemd (Closes: #713860)
* Reorder LSB init dependencies, add $local_fs to it
* Add hardening flags to lighttpd. Thanks to Michael Gilbert
for providing a patch (Closes: #741497)
* Remove W3C logo from index.html to avoid inclusion of images hosted
* Push standards version to 3.9.5 (no changes needed).
2014-01-28 - Andreas Moog <>
lighttpd (1.4.33-1+nmu2ubuntu2) trusty; urgency=medium
* Use dh-autoreconf to regenerate autotools files, fixes FTBFS with 
automake 1.14.1 (Closes: #726934)
* Add lighttpd.pc to ac_config_files to fix FTBFS:
make[3]: *** No rule to make target `lighttpd.pc', needed by `all-am'.

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