How to Install Composer on RHEL/CentOS 7, 8
Composer is an application-level package manager for the PHP programming language that provides a standard format for managing dependencies of PHP software and required libraries.
In this article, we’re going to install composer on CentOS 7/8. Let’s start:
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At first, ensure that we’ve installed PHP by this command:
If PHP is not available on your machine, then please install PHP first. Then we need to install dependencies:
sudo dnf install wget -y # CentOS 8 sudo yum install wget -y # CentOS 7
Download the Composer installer script:
sudo wget https://getcomposer.org/installer -O composer-installer.php
Run the following command to install Composer in the
sudo php composer-installer.php --filename=composer --install-dir=/usr/bin
You’ll set the output like:
All settings correct for using Composer Downloading... Composer (version 1.10.13) successfully installed to: /usr/bin/composer Use it: php /usr/bin/composer
Verify the installation by typing:
Run this command to see the current version of composer:
composer -V #Or composer --version
We can easily update composer to latest version. Just run this command:
That’s it. Thanks for reading. ?
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Below you will find some common used markdown syntax. For a deeper dive in Markdown check out this Cheat Sheet
Bold & Italic
Bold **double asterisks**
Three back ticks and then enter your code blocks here.
# This is a Heading 1
## This is a Heading 2
### This is a Heading 3
> type a greater than sign and start typing your quote.
You can add links by adding text inside of  and the link inside of (), like so:
To add a numbered list you can simply start with a number and a ., like so:
1. The first item in my list
For an unordered list, you can add a dash -, like so:
- The start of my list
You can add images by selecting the image icon, which will upload and add an image to the editor, or you can manually add the image by adding an exclamation !, followed by the alt text inside of , and the image URL inside of (), like so:
To add a divider you can add three dashes or three asterisks:
--- or ***