Install php5 modules

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Introduction

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

Requirements

  • Ubuntu server
  • php5-fpm

Installation

Restart the php5-fpm service after every installation.

sudo service php5-fpm restart

php5-curl

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

sudo apt-get install php5-curl

php5-dev

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

sudo apt-get install php5-dev 

php5-geoip

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

php5-mcrypt

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

sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt

php5-mysql

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

sudo apt-get install php5-mysql

Source

Ubuntu package repository

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