Enable mcrypt module on Apache - phpMyAdmin

Published August 25, 2015
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Enable block algorithms such as DES, TripleDES, Blowfish (default), 3-WAY, SAFER-SK64, SAFER-SK128, TWOFISH, TEA, RC2 and GOST with mcrypt.


Enable mcrypt module on Apache - phpMyAdmin.


 OS: Ubuntu 14.04
PHP: 5.5.9


Open for edit /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini file.

sudo nano /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini

Find [mcrypt] text and write bellow extension=mcrypt.so. The file must look like this.

; For more information about mcrypt settings see http://php.net/mcrypt-module-open

Restart Apache service.

sudo service apache2 restart
Published August 25, 2015