How to Install php-mcrypt on Fedora 16

php-mcrypt is a standard of PHP module that provides mcrypt library support. In linux systems,mcrypt is necessary for installing CMSes like majento. Before you start to install any software such as CMSes like majento, you need to install the mcrypt library. In this post, i will show the quick step on how to install php-mcrypt on linux Fedora 16 server.

Simply run the following command to install php-mcrypt on Fedora 16 :

[root@fedora16 ~]# yum install php-mcrypt -y
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package php-mcrypt.i686 0:5.3.10-1.fc16 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: libmcrypt.so.4 for package: php-mcrypt-5.3.10-1.fc16.i686
--> Processing Dependency: libltdl.so.7 for package: php-mcrypt-5.3.10-1.fc16.i686
--> Running transaction check
---> Package libmcrypt.i686 0:2.5.8-10.fc15 will be installed
---> Package libtool-ltdl.i686 0:2.4-9.fc16 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

====================================================================================================
 Package                   Arch              Version                     Repository            Size
====================================================================================================
Installing:
 php-mcrypt                i686              5.3.10-1.fc16               updates               32 k
Installing for dependencies:
 libmcrypt                 i686              2.5.8-10.fc15               fedora                93 k
 libtool-ltdl              i686              2.4-9.fc16                  updates               45 k

Transaction Summary
====================================================================================================
Install       3 Packages

Total download size: 170 k
Installed size: 192 k
Downloading Packages:
(1/3): libmcrypt-2.5.8-10.fc15.i686.rpm                                      |  93 kB     00:02
(2/3): libtool-ltdl-2.4-9.fc16.i686.rpm                                      |  45 kB     00:00
(3/3): php-mcrypt-5.3.10-1.fc16.i686.rpm                                     |  32 kB     00:00
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total                                                                31 kB/s | 170 kB     00:05
Running Transaction Check
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : libmcrypt-2.5.8-10.fc15.i686                                                     1/3
  Installing : libtool-ltdl-2.4-9.fc16.i686                                                     2/3
  Installing : php-mcrypt-5.3.10-1.fc16.i686                                                    3/3

Installed:
  php-mcrypt.i686 0:5.3.10-1.fc16

Dependency Installed:
  libmcrypt.i686 0:2.5.8-10.fc15                   libtool-ltdl.i686 0:2.4-9.fc16

Complete!
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