Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Ubuntu 15.04 has reached its end-of-life support.
- These instructions are intended specifically for installing XCache, an open-source opcode cacher, on Ubuntu 15.04.
- I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Ubuntu 15.04 server with Apache and PHP installed, and I’ll be logged in as non-root user. If you need more information then visit our tutorial on How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 15.04.
Step #1: The InstallationAs a matter of best practice we’ll update our packages:
sudo apt-get updateThen let’s install XCache and any required packages:
sudo apt-get install php5-xcache
Step #2: Verify the Extension is AvailableNow verify that the extension is available by using the following command:
php -m | grep XCacheYour result should be similar to:
XCache XCache Cacher XCache Coverager XCache Optimizer XCache XCache Cacher XCache Coverager XCache OptimizerListing the PHP version should now include information about XCache as well:
PHP 5.6.4-4ubuntu6.2 (cli) (built: Jul 2 2015 15:29:28) Copyright (c) 1997-2014 The PHP Group Zend Engine v2.6.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2014 Zend Technologies with XCache v3.2.0, Copyright (c) 2005-2014, by mOo with Zend OPcache v7.0.4-dev, Copyright (c) 1999-2014, by Zend Technologies with XCache Optimizer v3.2.0, Copyright (c) 2005-2014, by mOo with XCache Cacher v3.2.0, Copyright (c) 2005-2014, by mOo with XCache Coverager v3.2.0, Copyright (c) 2005-2014, by mOo