How To Install Composer on Ubuntu Server (16-04 or 16-10)

Composer is a popular tool for dependency management  which is widely used by PHP .Composer will check which other packages a specific project depends on and install them for you, using the appropriate versions according to the project requirements.

Prerequisites
For this post, you will need:

A system running Ubuntu 16.04 or 16.10
Access to the server as a regular user with sudo permission

Update and Installing the Dependencies:

Update the package manager with below Cli:

 

Install curl in order to download Composer php-cli or installing and running it.Install php-mbstring package is necessary to provide functions for a library we’ll be using. git is used by Composer for downloading project dependencies, and unzip for extracting zipped packages.

 

Downloading and Installing Composer:

 

Verify that the installer matches the SHA-384 hash :

Now install composer globally via below Cli:

 

Validate the  installation, run:

 

This means Composer was successfully installed on your system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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