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I need to install php-apc on Ubuntu 10.04 and Ubuntu 9.04

First of all, can I just install this package to make it work with php 5.2 + lighttpd on these Ubuntu versions ?

I've tried to install it on Ubuntu 10.04 and I get the following error:

sudo apt-get install php-apc

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  php-apc: Depends: phpapi-20090626+lfs
E: Broken packages

thanks

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I realize it has been awhile since activity on this but did you ever get this resolved. I am dealing with the same issue. Thanks. –  davedpss May 21 '12 at 20:22
    
fluteflute's answer has been accepted, so you might try that and see if it works. If it doesn't, you should post a new question detailing your problem and also including a link to this question. (Your post here will probably be deleted soon, since it is posted as an answer but is not an attempt to answer the question.) –  Eliah Kagan May 21 '12 at 20:28
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php-apc cannot be installed because it depends on the virtual package phpapi-20090626+lfs. For the system to consider this virtual package 'installed', then you need to have installed either Apache or PHP.

Seeing as you don't need Apache I would suggest you install the php5-cgi package. (This will give you PHP 5.3 in 10.04.)

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I actually don't want to upgrade to php 5.3, because it doesn't support Drupal 6 yet. Can I make it with php 5.2 ? –  Patrick Jan 2 '11 at 8:39
    
@Patrick according to the drupal website you can use PHP 5.3 with the latest Drupal 6 releases –  fluteflute Jan 2 '11 at 8:43
    
I know but it is an optimistic statement. I work with it and some modules are not properly working. Trust me. –  Patrick Jan 2 '11 at 9:51
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