How to Install PHP APC Extension> & Enable for Apache Httpd on Elementary OS GNU/Linux

May 21, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Enabling PHP APC for Apache on Elementary OS Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Enable the Latest PHP Pecl APC Extension for the Apache Web Server on Elementary OS 0.3-Freya/0.2-Luna GNU+Linux i386/amd64 Desktop.

The Best Way to Install the APC Module is to Provide Directly to Download, Compile and Install from Source the Latest Pecl APC Release.

To the Article Top there is a Link to Guide on How to Enable the Needed PECL Command for Elementary OS.

The Alternative PHP Cache (APC) is a free and open opcode cache for PHP. Its goal is to provide a free, open, and robust framework for caching and optimizing PHP intermediate code.

APC is a framework that caches the output of the PHP bytecode compiler in shared memory, thus Reducing Parsing and Disk I/O overhead for later requests; and a shared memory cache for user data.

Step-by-step – Pecl CentOS Stream 9 Installation Guide
  1. How to Install/Enable PECL Command on Elementary OS Linux

    PHP PECL Installation for Elementary OS
  2. Open a Shell Terminal Emulator Window
    Ctrl+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install APC Elementary OS - Open Terminal
  3. Install the Required Package:

    sudo apt-get install libpcre3-dev

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  4. Download the Latest PHP Pecl APC Module

    Latest Pecl APC
  5. Installing APC Extension:

    tar xvzf APC*
    cd APC*/
    sudo make install
  6. How to Install LAMP Web Environment for Elementary OS.

  7. Enabling the PHP APC Extension on Apache Web Server:

    sudo nano /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini


    on the Extensions Section:;

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from the nano Editor :)

  8. ReStart Apache to Load the APC Module:

    sudo service apache2 restart
  9. Best APC SetUp for Production

    Fast APC SetUp

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