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PHP 7.0 - PHP Warning: Module 'mcrypt' already loaded in Unknown on line 0

Posted December 16, 2015 27.4k views
UbuntuPHP

I just uninstall PHP 5.6
Then I installed PHP 7.0

Im getting the following php warning

PHP Warning:  Module 'mcrypt' already loaded in Unknown on line 0

ubuntu 14.04
lemp server
1gb ram

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  • Hello,

    PHP7.0 from ondrej is already compiled with mcrypt. Just remove mcrypt module:

    sudo apt-get remove php7.0-mcrypt

    Then check if mcrypt is present with “php -m”

  • /etc/php5/cli/php.ini and there you search for extension=mcrypt.so and delete it. That fixed the issue for me. :)

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This question was answered by @ITLabs:

Hello,

PHP7.0 from ondrej is already compiled with mcrypt. Just remove mcrypt module:

sudo apt-get remove php7.0-mcrypt

Then check if mcrypt is present with “php -m”

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