Cant install on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Asked by Alex on 2019-05-13

Is it still possible to install it the ppa on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ?

i tried everything i could find, changing locales etc, but it always remains that it is not found

when doing apt-get update i can see that he (tries?) to get something

Get:3 trusty/main Translation-en [5,355 B]
Hit trusty/main amd64 Packages

but apt-cache / install for php7 or php7.0 or php7.3 always yields no results

is there anything else i can do to debug this?

lsb_release -a gives
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS
Release: 14.04
Codename: trusty

uname gives
Linux 3.13.0-128-generic #177-Ubuntu SMP
Tue Aug 8 11:40:23 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

i see the file being created in sources.list.d and it contains

deb trusty main

what can i do next?

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Bashing-om (bashing-om) said : #1

Alex; Well -

"Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) was the 20th release of Ubuntu. End-of-life was April 25th, 2019."

Suggest that you release-upgrade to a current release. Many system changes since 14.04, a clean install maybe the better option.

-all good things must end-

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #2

I can only support Bashing-om's response:

Ubuntu trusty is not supported any more, except for Extended Security Maintenance (a paid option to get extended support and security updates for selected server packages), see

Ondřej Surý's PPA for PHP does not contain packages for Ubuntu trusty any more, see

The best option is upgrading your Ubuntu release to a supported version.
If you cannot do this (or do not want to), then you have to compile and build a php7.* package for trusty yourself.

Go for Bionic (Ubuntu 18.04). It's rock solid and supported until April 2023

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