How to Add PHP 5.6 Repository for Debian Based OSes

June 5, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Add PHP 5.6 Repository Debian

You Are Welcome! This Tip Shows You How to Enable PHP 5.6 Repository for Debian Based GNU/Linux Systems.

And this PHP 5.6 Debian Repo Setup is needed from Debian Stretch 9 Releases.

Furterhmore, this Guide is Valid for All the Debian Linux Based Distros like:

  • Debian
  • Kali Linux
  • Deepin Linux
  • MX Linux
  • antiX Linux
  • Parrot Linux
  • SparkyLinux
  • MakuluLinux
  • Elive Linux
  • LMDE Linux
  • CrunchBang Linux
  • Parsix Linux
Add PHP 5.6 Repository for Debian Based - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    Open a Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Add PHP 5.6 Repository for Debian Based - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Installing Requirements

    Then Install Required Packages with:

    sudo apt install apt-transport-https lsb-release ca-certificates
  3. 3. Getting GPG Key

    Next to Import GPG Key

    sudo wget -O /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/php.gpg https://packages.sury.org/php/apt.gpg
  4. 4. Adding PHP 5.6 Repo

    Again to Add PHP 5.6 Repository

    su -c 'echo "deb https://packages.sury.org/php/ $(lsb_release -sc) main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/php.list'

    For Debian Based Release the Replace ‘$(lsb_release -sc)’ with ‘Buster’.

  5. 5. Updating Sources

    Finally, to Update Apt Packages Sources

    sudo apt update
  6. 6. Installing PHP 5.6

    How to Install and Setup PHP 5.6 on Debian Based

    PHP 5.6 Installation Guide
  7. So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Add PHP 5.6 Repo on Debian Based!


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