How to enable the gzip/deflate in nginx server on Linux or Unix system

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I am a new Linux system admin and how can I enable gzip compression on nginx web server for JS/CSS/HTML files? How can I enable gzip/deflate in Nginx on Ubuntu Linux server? How do I configure gzip compression with NGINX on FreeBSD Unix server?


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