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I am unable to install php5-fpm from sudo apt-get install php5-fpm. It says:

No installation candidate.

No .deb repository link available. Does anyone have a solution?

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Try to run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade then try to run sudo apt-get install php5-fpm. Here is the package link – devav2 Oct 22 '12 at 13:08
@devav2 If it is working on your ubuntu, can u plz paste your sources.list file content. – Sanchit Oct 22 '12 at 13:17
It is very similar to one provided here with 3rd party repositories added. – devav2 Oct 22 '12 at 13:38
Possible duplicate of… – Eliah Kagan Jan 9 '13 at 13:40

php5-fpm is available in all supported Ubuntu releases, but is in universe in all of them. Try enabling universe, run sudo apt-get update and then try sudo apt-get install php5-fpm again.

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You haven't stated the Ubuntu version you are using so this is just a wild guess. You are using the Ubuntu version which doesn't yet include php5-fpm package. This could be for various reasons – one most prominent might be the php5 version – php5-fpm was introduced from some point in time.

You have basically two options here:

  1. Upgrade your Ubuntu to more recent version. You can find the availability of php5-fpm here:

  2. Upgrade your PHP version to most recent from my PPA, see the answer in another thread here: How do I install PHP 5.4.0?

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