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How to change PHP versions in VestaCP Ubuntu – Downgrade Upgrade 5.6, 7.1 and 7.2

For Downgrading 7.2 (default) to 7.1 PHP

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php7.1 php7.1 php7.1-bcmath php7.1-bz2 php7.1-cgi php7.1-cli php7.1-common php7.1-curl php7.1-dba php7.1-dev php7.1-enchant php7.1-fpm php7.1-gd php7.1-gmp php7.1-imap php7.1-interbase php7.1-intl php7.1-json php7.1-ldap php7.1-mbstring php7.1-mcrypt php7.1-mysql php7.1-odbc php7.1-opcache php7.1-pgsql php7.1-phpdbg php7.1-pspell php7.1-readline php7.1-recode php7.1-snmp php7.1-soap php7.1-sqlite3 php7.1-sybase php7.1-tidy php7.1-xml php7.1-xmlrpc php7.1-xsl php7.1-zip
sudo a2dismod php7.2
sudo a2enmod php7.1
sudo service apache2 restart
sudo update-alternatives --set php /usr/bin/php7.1

Reference: Sandy B @ mysterydata.com

Author: Harshvardhan Malpani

PHP Developer based in New Delhi, India. Working as a freelance web developer providing server deployment, website development and maintenance services.

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