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Can anyone write a tutorial on how to install the required packages on Ubuntu to make php connect to MSSQL databases?

  • Posted October 8, 2013

I was trying different tutorials on installing the freetds, sybase and pdo for mssql but did not had any success so far (http://www.mindfiresolutions.com/Configuring-MSSQL-Server-to-talk-to-PHP-in-Ubuntu-1810.php).

I was wondering if someone can give me a hand here?

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Could anyone post an updated tutorial as i’m also trying to connect to an MSSQL server. This problems with this tutorial are:

  • No such directory ‘pub/Linux/ALPHA/freetds/stable’ - but i managed to find it elsewhere
  • invalid variable name: `–prefix’ - when i try to build the library and I can’t progress from this

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^^ You asked what I asked… with better words. :P <br>

Which step are you stuck on?

The tutorial looks fine… where you stuck?