Ubuntu 10.04 & PHP 5.3: Installing pecl_http

To install the pecl_http PHP extension on Ubuntu 10.04 follow the instructions below:

  1. Install the required packages:
    # sudo apt-get install php-pear php5-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev
  2. Install pecl_http:
    # sudo pecl install pecl_http
  3. Create file /etc/php5/conf.d/http.ini with the following content:
  4. Restart Apache2:
    # sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

After restarting the Apache2 web server a “http” section should be included in the phpinfo() output.

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6 responses to “Ubuntu 10.04 & PHP 5.3: Installing pecl_http”

  1. Thanks Jan,

    I was tried tons of tutorials to install the pecl http, i installed it successfully but i can not be able to configure it. But from your tutorial it worked.

    Thanks a lot … for gr8 work

  2. Nice article, I’m trying to do this on an ec2 instance by passing a script to set up pecl_http via the user_data parameter. Any ideas on how to automate the process?

  3. Thanks man. I had already wasted time and was not creating .ini file. Helped alot. Thanks again.

  4. sudo pecl install pecl_http
    Package “pecl_http” Version “2.0.4” does not have REST dependency information available
    install failed

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