Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 21 has reached its end-of-life support.
- These instructions are intended specifically for installing XCache, an open-source opcode cacher.
- I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server with Apache and PHP installed, and I’ll be logged in as non-root user. If you need more information then visit our tutorial on How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Fedora 21.
Step #1: The Installation
As a matter of best practice we’ll update our packages:
sudo yum -y update
Then let’s install XCache and any required packages:
sudo yum -y install php-xcache xcache-admin
Step #2: Verify the Extension is Available
Now verify that the extension is available by using the following command:
php -m | grep XCache
Your result should be:
Listing the PHP version should now include information about XCache as well:
PHP 5.5.6 (cli) (built: Nov 13 2013 09:49:19)
Copyright (c) 1997-2013 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v2.5.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2013 Zend Technologies
with XCache v3.1.0, Copyright (c) 2005-2013, by mOo
with XCache Optimizer v3.1.0, Copyright (c) 2005-2013, by mOo
with XCache Cacher v3.1.0, Copyright (c) 2005-2013, by mOo
with XCache Coverager v3.1.0, Copyright (c) 2005-2013, by mOo