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Debian 8 - Install GPG Extension for PHP 5.6

Below is a script you can run to install the GPG extension for the PHP 5.6 CLI and Apache on Debian 8. It may work on other distributions and versions of PHP, but I have not tested that. The script assumes you already have Php 5.6 and Apache installed.

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sudo apt-get install libgpgme11-dev php-pear php5-dev -y
sudo pecl install gnupg

# Update the php.ini files for Apache and the CLI
sudo sed -i "s?$SEARCH?$REPLACE?" $FILEPATH

sudo sed -i "s?$SEARCH?$REPLACE?" $FILEPATH

As always, you can use prog-exec for a one-command install

prog-exec "25/1" "e1a27a66f7d8eb1e2c2468475011c73dd453365a857609ff1c91254d686308c4"
Last updated: 26th February 2021
First published: 16th August 2018