How-to Install PHP 5.x fileinfo Extension on FreeBSD 10.x Unix Easy Guide

November 6th, 2014 by Zen BSD

Installing PHP 5 fileinfo Module for FreeBSD 10

The Unix Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the PHP 5.x File Information Extension FreeBSD 10.x Unix Desktop.

PHP fileinfo: the functions in this module try to guess the content type and encoding of a file by looking for certain magic byte sequences at specific positions within the file.

The FreeBSD 10 New Features:

  • New Package Management Tool: pkgng
  • Tickless kernel Enhancing Laptops and VMs Performances
  • The Native “BSD hypervisor” bhyve, a legacy-free hypervisor/virtual machine manager
Installing PHP 5 fileinfo Extension for FreeBSD 10.x - Featured
  1. How-to Getting-Started Installing Packages on FreeBSD 10:

    FreeBSD 10 Package Manager Quick-Start
  2. Installing Opera for FreeBSD 10:

    su root -c "pkg search php5"


    su root -c "pkg install php56-fileinfo"

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