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I am using xampp on my Ubuntu OS. And I need to know what version of PHP my xampp is using. How do I do that?

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Put this in your root directory:

<?
phpinfo();
?>

Save it as phpinfo.php and point your browser to it (this could be http://localhost/phpinfo.php)

  • More information (you can get much more information than just the version).
  • Example (random image):

Screenshot of phpinfo() output

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Hopefully short_open_tag is enabled, maybe <?php –  AbraCadaver Mar 18 at 17:48

Try with command from terminal

sudo /opt/lampp/bin/php -v
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first you have to need the version of your Xampp

xampp -v 

or

xampp --version

Then you can check the php version from xampp website

you can't know it from command line since it's bundled inside the Xampp

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-v is better option –  2707974 Mar 18 at 11:09
    
Ok friend I'll memorize that –  user259474 Mar 18 at 11:10

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