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XDebug, VScode, ubuntu

Mohammad Reza
Software Engineer at Cafe Bazaar
Updated on ・1 min read

For installing the XDebug in ubuntu and use it from VScode follow these steps

1.Step one

Run this command

sudo apt install php-xdebug
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2.Step two

Run this command

sudo nano /etc/php/7.4/mods-available/xdebug.ini
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Then go to the end of the file and add these lines

[xdebug]
zend_extension=/usr/lib/php/20190902/xdebug.so
xdebug.mode = debug
xdebug.start_with_request = yes
xdebug.client_port = 9000

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For finding the path of the xdebug (/usr/lib/php/20190902/xdebug.so)
you can run this command

locate xdebug.so
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3.Step three

Open the configuration file of Xdebug by clicking ‘Add Configuration…’ from the menu Run and set the necessary configuration according to the xdebug.ini file.
It will become sth like this

{
    "version": "0.2.0",
    "configurations": [
        {
            "name": "Listen for XDebug",
            "type": "php",
            "request": "launch",
            "port": 9000,
        },
        {
            "name": "Launch currently open script",
            "type": "php",
            "request": "launch",
            "program": "${file}",
            "cwd": "${fileDirname}",
            "port": 9000
        }
    ]
}
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Done
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