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I'm a UBUNTU and CLI Noob.

I'm running UBUNT 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to get CURL to work for my PHP install and come to find out that PHPCURL does not work with the Dotdeb version of PHP that installed on my server.

Everything I've read so far says to remove the DOtdeb version of PHP and replace it with an official Ubuntu version however I'm not seing any clear instructions on this.

Is there an easy command to remove the Dotdeb version?

Should I just run sudo apt-get -y purge php*? I'm afraid that it will remove stuff I didn't intend to remove but I'm not sure.

Also, how do I know that the new PHP5 package I install is an official Ubuntu package?

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