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How To Install Alternative PHP Cache (APC) on Ubuntu 14.04

  • Posted June 14, 2014

Can some one help me out with installing Alternative PHP Cache (APC) on Ubuntu 14.04 and configure with wordpress.

I did find a tutorial here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-alternative-php-cache-apc-on-a-cloud-server-running-ubuntu-12-04

But it talks about APC on ubuntu 12, does the same steps apply for Ubuntu 14?

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It’s as simple as:

sudo apt-get install php-apc

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APC is no longer needed in Ubuntu 14.04. It doesn’t support PHP 5.5 which comes with its own built-in Opcache cache instead. To ensure that it is enabled, edit <code>/etc/php5/apache2/php.ini</code> and change: <pre> ;opcache.enable=0 </pre> to <pre> opcache.enable=1 </pre> Next, make sure the php mod is enabled: <pre> php5enmod opcache </pre> Finally restart Apache: <pre> service apache2 restart </pre>

Check out this previous question for some more configuration options:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/enable-php-5-5-opcache-on-ubuntu-14-04-with-nginx-and-php-fpm

When i enter this command it gives this in reply ; SO IF THEIR IS SOLUTION THEN TELL ME

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root@rebuildweb-gui:~# sudo apt-get install php-apc Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Package php-apc is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source

E: Package ‘php-apc’ has no installation candidate

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Just in Reply to ASB, W3 Total cache doesn’t support Zend’s Opcache - and isn’t planning on doing so according to the author of the plugin (for some strange reason?)… So, even though APC isn’t going to be supported by PHP-5 into the future (it works fine now), it is currently the only working option other than installing memcache.