I've been here http://www.howtoforge.com/using-php5-fpm-with-apache2-on-ubuntu-12.10 and here http://www.versatilewebsolutions.com/blog/2012/11/installing-apache-2-with-php-fastcgi-on-ubuntu-12-10.html to try to install fastcgi on 12.10, but I keep getting

Package libapache2-mod-fastcgi is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'libapache2-mod-fastcgi' has no installation candidate

I saw this https://serverfault.com/questions/395139/cant-install-fastcgi-ubuntu-server-package-libapache2-mod-fastcgi-is-not-availa but my /etc/apt/sources.list says

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal main restricted universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-updates main restricted universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu quantal partner

Please help. Many thanks in advance!

1 Answer 1


Just remove restricted and add multiverse.

Once you do that, just follow the instructions.

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