How to install PEAR for PHP in Linux

Install PEAR for PHP in Linux

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                     PEAR is a structured library of open-source code for users of PHP. When pear is not installed in your server, then install it. You can easily install PEAR for php in Linux

In this article we will give you how to install PEAR for php in Linux. Follow the steps for Installing PEAR.

Step 1 : Download the installation php file.

                     http://pear.php.net/go-pear

Step 2 : Rename to php file by using following command.

cp go-pear go-pear.php

Step 3 : Run the php script.

Then, Windows Command Prompt to start the installation.

Step 4 : You can install php various extensions by using following command.

pear install package

 

After installing PEAR, you can install modules by going to the PEAR admin at example :-

hostdens.com/pearadmin, where hostdens.com is your domain name.

 

 

 

 

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Unable to establish a PHP session – PHPMyAdmin error

phpmyadmin error

PHPMyAdmin error :

Do you ever come across the following error when you access PHPMyAdmin from cPanel.

 

“Access Denied Unable to establish a PHP session. If you believe that this is in error or inadvertent, contact your system administrator and ask them to review your server settings.”

 

Normally, you will get this error when the permission or ownership of the tmp folder for this user is wrong. That is, make sure the ownership of /home/$username/tmp folder has ownership set to $user and permission as 755. If it is not, you will face the same problem.

 

Solution :

 

Step 1 : Login to the server via SSH as root.

Step 2 : Check the permission and ownership of /home/$user/tmp folder.

Step 3 : Set ownership as $user by using following command

# chown $user. /home/$user/tmp

Step 4 : Set permission of the tmp folder to 755 by using following command

#chmod 755 /home/$user/tmp

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That’s it!!!

$user can be replaced with your respective username.

 

 

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Installing LAMP On Linux Mint

Installing LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) On Linux Mint. 

LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. How to install Linux the L of LAMP.

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Install Apache

To start off we will install Apache.

1) Open up the Terminal

(Applications > Accessories > Terminal)

2) Copy/Paste the following line of code into Terminal and then press enter

sudo apt-get install apache2

3) Type you’re password, and then press enter.

The page should display the words

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“It works!” 

 

Testing Apache

 

To make sure everything installed correctly we will now test Apache to ensure it is working properly.

1) Open up any web browser and then enter the following line.

http://localhost/

2) You should see a folder entitled apache2-default/.

3) Open it and you will see a message saying 

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“It works!”, congrats to you!

 

Install PHP

PHP is an open source web scripting language that is widely use to build dynamic webpages.

To install PHP

1) Open up the Terminal

(Applications > Accessories > Terminal)

2) Type in this command

sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5

After you answer yes to the prompt twice, PHP will install itself.

3) It may also be useful to add php to the directory index, to serve the relevant php index files

sudo nano /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/dir.conf

 

Test PHP

To ensure there are no issues with PHP let’s give it a quick test run.

1) Open up the Terminal

(Applications > Accessories > Terminal)

2) Type in this command

sudo gedit /var/www/testphp.php

This will open up a file called phptest.php.

3) Copy/Paste this line into the phptest file:

<?php phpinfo(); ?>

4) Save and close the file.

5) Now open you’re web browser and type the following into the web address:

http://localhost/testphp.php

The page should look
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Congrats you have now installed both Apache and PHP!

 

Install MySQL

To finish this guide up we will install MySQL. MySQL is a powerful database management system used for organizing and retrieving data

To install MySQL,

1) Open terminal and type in these commands

sudo apt-get install mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql

During the installation, MySQL will ask you to set a root password. If you miss the chance to set the password while the program is installing, it is very easy to set the password later from within the MySQL shell.

2) Once you have installed MySQL, we should activate it with this command

sudo mysql_install_db

3) Finish up by running the MySQL set up script

sudo /usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation

4) The prompt will ask you for your current root password.

Type it in.

5) Enter current password for root (enter for none)

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successfully used password, moving on…

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