Step by Step: Upgrade to PHP8.2 on Ubuntu 20

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  1. First, you’ll need to make sure that you have all the necessary dependencies installed on your Ubuntu system. You can do this by running the following command:
  1. Next, you’ll need to add the PPA for PHP 8.2 by running the following command:
  1. Once the PPA has been added, you’ll need to update the package list again by running the following command:
  1. Now you can install PHP 8.2 by running the following command:
  1. After the installation is complete, you’ll need to verify that PHP 8.2 is now the active version on your system by running the following command:
  1. If you want to make sure that the Apache web server is using the new version of PHP you need to run: sudo a2enmod php8.2 sudo service apache2 restart
  2. Finally, you’ll want to check if all your PHP extensions are compatible with the new version of PHP and install any missing extensions that you need by running sudo apt-get install php8.2-{extension-name}

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