Installing Composer in a XAMPP Environment on Linux

When you’re working with PHP locally, in an environment such as XAMPP on a Linux operating system, you might need to install Composer. Composer is a tool for dependency management in PHP, allowing you to declare and manage the libraries your project depends on.

The Quick Installation Method

Typically, the quickest way to install Composer on a Linux operating system is through the command line as follows:

sudo apt install composer

This approach might not be appropriate for those who already have XAMPP installed. This is because the command would install PHP system-wide, which is unnecessary here since XAMPP already bundles PHP with its package, making this method redundant in such cases.

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