How to Install PHP 8.2 on Ubuntu 20.04

PHP is a script language and interpreter that is freely available and used primarily on Linux Web servers.

To install PHP 8.2, we’ll need to add/ PHP PPA repositories which contain the PHP 8.2 packages that we need.

Pre-requisites :

  • A system with Ubuntu 20.04 installed and running.

  • root access to the system.

To Ensure system updated.

apt update

If any update is available update the system and reboot.

apt upgrade -y && reboot

Add PHP PPA Repository

apt -y install software-properties-common

add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php


root@vps:~# add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php
PPA publishes dbgsym, you may need to include 'main/debug' component
Repository: 'deb jammy main'
Co-installable PHP versions: PHP 5.6, PHP 7.x and most requested extensions are included. Only Supported Versions of PHP ( for Supported Ubuntu Releases ( are provided. Don't ask for end-of-life PHP versions or Ubuntu release, they won't be provided.

Debian oldstable and stable packages are provided as well:

You can get more information about the packages at

IMPORTANT: The <foo>-backports is now required on older Ubuntu releases.

BUGS&FEATURES: This PPA now has a issue tracker:

Install PHP 8.2

Ensure the added package is up to date.

apt update

If any update is available update the system and reboot.

apt upgrade -y && reboot

Install PHP 8 on Ubuntu

apt install php8.2 -y

To check PHP Version.

php -v


root@vps:~# php -v
PHP 8.2.0 (cli) (built: Dec 10 2022 10:53:01) (NTS)
Copyright (c) The PHP Group
Zend Engine v4.2.0, Copyright (c) Zend Technologies
  with Zend OPcache v8.2.0, Copyright (c), by Zend Technologies

To Install php Extensions.

NOTE: Replace the required extensions name in the command

apt install php8.2-<extension>

To list installed php modules/extensions.

php -m

This concludes our topic of installing PHP 8.2 on the Ubuntu 20.04 system.