Solved

Where do I install php_PDF.dll on my Linux VPS?

Posted on 2008-10-04
3
1,455 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
Hey,

I've using a PowerVPS server, however I've noticed it doesnt have PDF support installed, I've found out I need to upload php_PDF.dll and uncomment the line in php.ini and restart apache, but I cannot find the location I need to install the .dll file in to...

Does anyone know?
0
Comment
Question by:Wicked-Websites
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:zivperry
ID: 22643619
For linux server you do not use the dll file, it's for windows - linux has it's own version and it called so files (share object).

The location of the extensions files (.so files) are configured in the php.ini under the directive: extension_dir
0
 

Author Comment

by:Wicked-Websites
ID: 22643632
yeah i thought the dll was windows, but I was googling linux pdf and had loads of info saying install the dll file...

so what is the pdf file I need to install, I did a google on PDF so files, however I doesnt seem to find anything...
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
zivperry earned 500 total points
ID: 22643645
If you have full rights on your server, you can install this using the distro tools.

for more information about installing PDF, check this:
http://www.php.net/manual/en/pdf.setup.php

PDF extension is a PECL extension, here you can find how to install PECL extensions on your machine:
http://www.php.net/manual/en/install.pecl.php

0

Featured Post

6 Surprising Benefits of Threat Intelligence

All sorts of threat intelligence is available on the web. Intelligence you can learn from, and use to anticipate and prepare for future attacks.

Join & Write a Comment

Setting up Secure Ubuntu server on VMware 1.      Insert the Ubuntu Server distribution CD or attach the ISO of the CD which is in the “Datastore”. Note that it is important to install the x64 edition on servers, not the X86 editions. 2.      Power on th…
Part of the Global Positioning System A geocode (https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/geocoding/) is the major subset of a GPS coordinate (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System), the other parts being the altitude and t…
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now