XCache is an open-source opcode cacher for PHP that can help improve the performance of PHP applications by caching compiled code in memory. In this article, we will explain how to install XCache on Ubuntu 22.04.
Update your Ubuntu system Before installing XCache, it is important to ensure that your Ubuntu system is up-to-date. This can be done by running the following commands in the terminal:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
Install the necessary packages XCache requires some packages to be installed before it can be compiled. You can install these packages by running the following command:
sudo apt-get install build-essential php-dev php-fpm libpcre3-dev
Install XCache is as simple, just run the below command:
apt-get install php-xcache
Now verify that the extension is available by using the following command:
php -m | grep XCache
Your result should be similar to:
XCache XCache Cacher XCache Coverager XCache Optimizer XCache XCache Cacher XCache Coverager XCache Optimizer
Congratulations! You have successfully installed XCache on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now start enjoying the benefits of opcode caching for your PHP applications.