In this post, we will guide you on how to install Composer on Ubuntu 20.04, 22.04, and Linux. You can choose the latest version v2.4.x or version 1.x to help manage projects like Magento 2, Laravel, and CodeIgniter.
Step-by-Step: Install Composer on Ubuntu 20.04, 22.04
Composer is an application-level dependency manager for the PHP programming language that provides a standard format for managing PHP software dependencies and required libraries. It was developed by Nils Adermann and Jordi Boggiano, who continue to manage the project. (according to wikipedia ).
To be able to install composer on Linux in general or Ubuntu and Debian in particular, you first need to successfully install PHP and cURL, you can refer to the instructions for install PHP versions. For cURL run the command below if you haven’t already.
sudo apt install curl
Next, to install composer on Ubuntu 20.04, 22.04 you can visit the download page there will be full instructions for you, the latest version as of itsmeit writing is 2.4.2.
If you want to install Composer with lower versions to match the Framework then scroll down and find the right version, download it and copy it to
/usr/local/bin, or run the command on terminal with root privileges. For example, here I will install composer 1.10.26 to run Magento 2.4.1 (replace 1.10.26 with the version that suits your requirements).
sudo -s curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php -- --install-dir=/usr/local/bin --filename=composer --version=1.10.26
Above are the steps on how to install Composer on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 & Linux so you can manage Framework projects that require Composer, if you have questions, please leave a comment below.