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Installing PHP 5.4 on CentOS 6.2

The assumption for installing PHP 5.4 on CentOS 6.2 tutorial is that you are running as root and have a basic understanding of the software required but if you follow this tutorial you should be able to complete the task successfully.

Install Yum Priorities

For a brief overview on and how to configure Yum Priorities you can follow the instructions outlined in our Install YUM Priorities on CentOS tutorial.

# yum install yum-priorities

Installing PHP 5.4 on CentOS 6.2 x86_64

Install the EPEL x86_64 YUM Repository

# rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

Install the IUS x86_64 YUM Repository

# rpm -Uvh http://dl.iuscommunity.org/pub/ius/stable/Redhat/6/x86_64/ius-release-1.0-10.ius.el6.noarch.rpm
# yum install php54 php54-common php54-devel
# php -v
PHP 5.4.5 (cli) (built: Jul 23 2012 10:10:54)
Copyright (c) 1997-2012 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v2.4.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2012 Zend Technologies

Installing PHP 5.4 on CentOS 6.2 i386

Install the EPEL i386 YUM Repository

# rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

Install the IUS i386 YUM Repository

# rpm -Uvh http://dl.iuscommunity.org/pub/ius/stable/Redhat/6/i386/ius-release-1.0-10.ius.el6.noarch.rpm
# yum install php54 php54-common php54-devel
# php -v
PHP 5.4.5 (cli) (built: Jul 23 2012 10:10:54)
Copyright (c) 1997-2012 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v2.4.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2012 Zend Technologies

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