I created a DigitalOcean LAMP droplet right out of the box - and cURL is not working. I have edited my php.ini file by removing the semicolon before the curl extension, but php is still not recognizing it.
This is incredibly irritating as it should work - right out of the box, yes? I have to have cURL in order to use the CMS I want. I have been trying for days to get this working to no avail.
Either I find a solution quickly or I will just have to find another host that has something that will work. I tried creating my own stack and that didn’t work either. I am about to lose my mind… UGH!
Any help would be appreciated, Thanks!
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I uncommented the cURL extension in the php.ini file located in the cli directory and now I get this error message:
PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library ‘curl’ (tried: /usr/lib/php/20200930/curl (/usr/lib/php/20200930/curl: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory), /usr/lib/php/20200930/curl.so (/usr/lib/php/20200930/curl.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory)) in Unknown on line 0
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I can confirm cURL is working on the LAMP Droplet. I’ve experienced such issues before where the CMS was not using the PHP version I wanted and thus having issues with some extensions.
Additionally, you can always try and install cURL from your terminal using the following line: