How to Install PHP 5.6 on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Easy Guide

October 3, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing PHP

  1. 2. Enabling PPA Repo

    Add PHP PPA for Ubuntu GNU/Linux

    Install PHP Repo for Ubuntu
  2. 3. Installing PHP 5.6

    Then to Install PHP 5.6 on Ubuntu

    sudo apt install php5.6
  3. 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.

  4. 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

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