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Install php5 modules

March 25, 2014

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Php5 modules extending the functionality for php scripts and are required by several php projects.


  • Ubuntu server
  • php5-fpm


Restart the php5-fpm service after every installation.

sudo service php5-fpm restart


CURL is a library for getting files from FTP, GOPHER, HTTP server.

sudo apt-get install php5-curl


This package provides the files from the PHP5 source needed for compiling additional modules.

sudo apt-get install php5-dev 


This PHP module allows you to find the location of an IP address - City, State, Country, Longitude, Latitude, and other information as all, such as ISP and connection type.

sudo apt-get install php5-geoip


This package provides a module for MCrypt functions in PHP scripts.

sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt


This package provides modules for MySQL database connections directly from PHP scripts.

sudo apt-get install php5-mysql


Ubuntu package repository

Categories:  Web server

Tags:  php , server , ubuntu

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