Dmitry Leskov

Installing .deb Packages from a Local Repository

Learn how to set up a local repository for .deb packages you’ve built or downloaded, and deploy it to production servers with minimal interference. PHP 5.3.3 packages backported to Ubuntu 10.04 are used as an example.

Backporting PHP 5.3.3 from Ubuntu 10.10 to 10.04 LTS

Inspired by my desire to run PHP-FPM on the latest LTS release of Ubuntu, this post describes the available options and provides step-by-step backporting instructions for PHP 5.3.3 included in Ubuntu 10.10.