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 http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main Translation-en [5,355 B]
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net 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 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/php/ubuntu trusty main

what can i do next?

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2019-05-14
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 https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases

Ondřej Surý's PPA for PHP does not contain packages for Ubuntu trusty any more, see
https://launchpad.net/~ondrej/+archive/ubuntu/php

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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