How to Install Visual Studio Code PHP Debugger in Ubuntu

January 30, 2018 - 15:34

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Here are the six quick steps for installing the latest version of PHP Debugger in Ubuntu

  1. Install the php debug by Felix Becker extension from extensions
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  2. Go to /etc/php/7.0/apache2 folder. Open the php.ini file using terminal using “sudo gedit php.ini” command
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  3. Add these 2 lines at end of the file
    a. xdebug.remote_enable = 1
    b. xdebug.remote_autostart = 1

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  4. Open the command terminal
  5. Run the “sudo apt-get install php-xdebug” command for installing the xdebug
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  6. Restart the server using “sudo service apache2 restart” command
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PHP Debugger has been installed in visual studio code.

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