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This command installs the PHP 8.1 zip extension on Linux
$ apt install php-zip
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The command "apt install php8.1-zip" is used to install the PHP Zip extension for PHP version 8.1.

Let's break it down:

  • "apt" is the package management command-line tool used in Ubuntu and other Debian-based systems to manage software packages. It allows you to install, update, and remove packages.

  • "install" is a command option for apt, specifying that we want to install a package.

  • "php8.1-zip" is the name of the package we want to install. In this case, it is the PHP Zip extension for PHP version 8.1.

The PHP Zip extension allows you to work with ZIP archives in PHP. It provides functions and classes to create, read, and extract files from ZIP archives. By installing this extension, you enable the zip functionality within your PHP environment, allowing you to perform operations on ZIP files.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.

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