apfz apfz - 1 month ago 16
PHP Question

install php70-gd on ubuntu

Recently the new php7 has been released. However, when I am trying to install the gd package, the library can not be found.

I have tried through

sudo apt-get install php70-gd


and

sudo apt-get install php70-php-gd


Does anybody has an idea if gd is available for php 7?

Answer

PHP7 packages for Ubuntu including php7.0-gd can be installed via PPA for PHP by Ondřej Surý:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install php7.0-gd

EDIT:

As MacroMan stated, under Ubuntu 16.04 you don't need to add the repository any more. Simply issuing sudo apt-get install php7.0-gd works.

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