How to Install PHP 5.4, PHP 5.5 or PHP 5.6 on CentOS 6

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12 Responses

  1. Patrick says:

    No package php available.
    No package php-mcrypt available.
    No package php-cli available.
    No package php-gd available.
    No package php-curl available.
    No package php-mysql available.
    No package php-ldap available.
    No package php-zip available.
    No package php-fileinfo available.
    ———-
    Got any other tips?

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Patrick,

      Have you enabled EPEL and Remi Repository on the system?

      • Patrick says:

        I’m just dumb! Cpanel was managing my system and was excluding packages with PHP in the title! The nerve! “I wish I knew how to quit you!” -me to Cpanel ( ^∇^)

  2. jam says:

    Thank you very much, it worked correctly for me. Thank you.

  3. Fred Hicks says:

    Didn’t work at all. Followed the instructions to get to php 5.6, and yum remained stubbornly fixed on insisting that php 5.3.3 is the latest version and already installed.

  4. Yan D. Alaury says:

    Hi,

    I want to upgrade PHP 5.4.45-56.el6.art to PHP 5.6 and my MYSQL is 5.5.55-1659.el6.art.

    Is it dangerous to upgrade php 5.4.45 to php 5.6 without upgrading mysql?

    Thank you so much for your answer

    Yan

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