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How to install php 5.4.4 (or newer version of 5.4) on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Using apt-get upgrade I can only get 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.11. The newest version of Moodle, Moodle 2.7 requires php 5.4.4 at least. I am looking to see how this is possible?

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Thanks for quick response. <br> <br>I had to execute one other command for all of the rest of your commands to work, as the <br> <br>add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5 <br> <br>command did not work. So I looked this failure up on Stackoverflow and executed following command in addition <br> <br>apt-get install python-software-properties <br> <br>After which all went smoothly. My Moodle 2.7 installation on Ubuntu 12.04 using PHP 5.4.28-1+deb.sury.org~precise+1 (cli) (built: May 5 2014 09:32:44), (rest of LAMP same as parts of standard package) is now up and running.

To upgrade to a newer version of PHP 5.4 on Ubuntu 12.04, you can use Ondřej Surý’s PPA. He is one of the Debian maintainers of the php5 package. See: <br> <br>https://launchpad.net/~ondrej/+archive/php5-oldstable <br> <br>To use it, run: <br> <br><pre> <br>sudo apt-get install software-properties-common <br>sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-oldstable <br>sudo apt-get update <br>sudo apt-get upgrade <br>sudo apt-get install php5 <br></pre>