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If you really want PHP 5.6 on Ubuntu 12.04, 14.04 or 14.10, you can use this PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-5.6 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install php5
Updated: I Just got an email back from Marc Deslauriers (security engineer at Canonical, so somebody who would know) and the answer is: Probably never. Unless something goes catastrophically wrong with 5.5, it'll have security patches backported for the lifespan of 14.04. Yes, like most packages in Ubuntu, the security team backports security fixes, ...
No, 14.10 doesn't have PHP 5.6 (and even if it did, it probably wouldn't gt into the 14.04 repos). http://packages.ubuntu.com/utopic/php5
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