How to Install PHP 5.6 on Xubuntu 18.04 Bionic Easy Guide

May 5th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install PHP 5.6 Xubuntu 18.04

You Are Welcome! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install PHP 5.6 on Xubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

And to get the PHP 5.6 Xubuntu 18.04 Installation you have to Manually Setup the Xubuntu Apt PPA Repository.

Finally this PHP 5.6 PPA includes also All the most Useful Extensions for PHP usage.

How to Install PHP 5.6 on Xubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Featured
  1. 1. Launching the Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install PHP 5.6 on Xubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Enabling PPA Repo

    Add PHP PPA for Xubuntu GNU/Linux

    Install PHP Repo for Xubuntu
  3. 3. Installing PHP 5.6

    Then to Install PHP 5.6 on Xubuntu

    sudo apt install php5.6
  4. 4. Setting PHP Version

    (Optional) And to Set PHP 5.6 as Default

    sudo update-alternatives --config php

    If more than One then Simply Choose the Right PHP Release Entry.

  5. 5. Searching PHP 5.6 Extensions

    Again to Search PHP 5.6 Extension on PPA

    grep php- /var/lib/apt/lists/ppa.launchpad.net_ondrej_php*Packages
  6. 5. Installing LAMP PHP 5.6 on Xubuntu

    How to Install LAMP PHP 5.6 on Xubuntu GNU/Linux

    Get LAMP PHP 5.6 Installation Guide
  7. So Now I’m truly Happy if this Info could Help You to Install PHP 5.6 on Xubuntu 18.04!

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