Today, We will discuss about how to install PHP composer on ubuntu. Ubuntu is a free and open-source operating system and it is a popular operating system for cloud computing. composer is a package manager libraries. it is managing the PHP application and it is used for specially laravel framework. let's see how to install PHP composer in ubuntu.

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Install Composer on Ubuntu

We will download composer using the below command and PHP version must be installed to 5.3.2 or higher version for the installation composer. PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor and it’s a run based on server-side so we have the need to apache server and MySQL database.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install curl
sudo curl -s https://getcomposer.org/installer | php

Now we move the composer.phar file into the bin folder and set the permission for all users.

sudo mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer
chmod +x /usr/local/bin/composer

After the installation composer, we will check the composer install or no using the below command.

composer
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Composer version 1.8.6 2019-09-03 23:17:20

Usage:
  command [options] [arguments]

Options:
  -h, --help                     Display this help message
  -q, --quiet                    Do not output any message
  -V, --version                  Display this application version
      --ansi                     Force ANSI output
      --no-ansi                  Disable ANSI output
  -n, --no-interaction           Do not ask any interactive question
      --profile                  Display timing and memory usage information
      --no-plugins               Whether to disable plugins.