I just upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 from 20.04, via DO’s upgrade-in-place script. Everything seemed to work fine, but it appears to have also upgraded me from PHP8.0 to 8.1. Regrettably, not all of my PHP code runs on 8.1 yet, and I need to downgrade to 8.0.
I wouldn’t expect that to be an issue, but
sudo apt list only reports entries for php8.1 and php7.4.
Did I miss a memo that 8.0 isn’t available, or do I need to install a repo or PPA for some reason?
Or is my install borked somewhere? I have tried
sudo apt update again, but that did not solve my problem.
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You’ll need to install the specific packages for PHP 8.
First, you need the essentials:
You should already have the above, however, let’s not take any chances. Now, add the PHP repo:
Now you are ready to go. Type in
This should install PHP 8 for you. To install any PHP extensions you need to
Hope that helps!