Requirements check - Elgg requires the PHP extension mysql.

Requirements check

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  • Elgg requires the PHP extension mysql.

  • Just install all requirements:

    apt-get install php5-common php5 libapache2-mod-php5 libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-cgi php5-mysql php-image-graph imagemagick php5-cli php5-curl php5-gd php5-mcrypt php5-memcache

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    If you want to install the latest PHP >= 5.5 and MySQL 5.6 then read this page also