How-to Install Drush CLI for Drupal 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Easy Guide

May 14th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Drush for drupal 8 on Ubuntu Linux 32/64bit

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Drush Command Line Interface for Drupal 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux Desktop/Server.

Drush is a command line shell and Unix scripting interface for Drupal. If you are unfamiliar with shell scripting, reviewing the documentation for your shell (e.g. man bash) or reading an online tutorial (e.g. search for “bash tutorial”) will help you get the most out of Drush.

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  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)


     UbuntuOpen Terminal

    Or Login into the Shell…

  2. How-to Install Composer Manager for PHP:

    Installing Composer for PHP
  3. Installing Drush CLi for Drupal8 on Ubuntu

    composer global require drush/drush:dev-master
  4. Insert Drush into User Path

    echo "export PATH=$PATH:$HOME/.composer/vendor/bin" >> $HOME/.bashrc
    source $HOME/.bashrc
  5. Testing Drush Installation

    which drush
  6. Getting Started with Drush 7 CLI Commands:

    Drush 7 Commands Quick-Start

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