Lighttpd is an open-source web server more optimized for speed-critical environments than common products while remaining standards-compliant, secure and flexible.
In this tutorial I will show you how yo install Lighttpd on Debian with PHP-FPM and MySQL support.
Step1. Install MySQL
apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client libmysqlclient16
Make sure that you provide a strong password for the MySQL root user.
Step2. Install Lighttpd on Debian
apt-get install lighttpd
You can access now this page http://localhost/index.lighttpd.html from your browser and you should see the Lighttpd default page