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Installing Composer

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Installing Composer

Composer is the package manager used by modern PHP applications and the recommended way to install Symfony2.

Install Composer on Linux and Mac OS X

To install Composer on Linux or Mac OS X, execute the following two commands:

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$ curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php
$ sudo mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer

Note

If you don't have curl installed, you can also just download the installer file manually at http://getcomposer.org/installer and then run:

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$ php installer
$ sudo mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer

Install Composer on Windows

Download the installer from getcomposer.org/download, execute it and follow the instructions.

Learn more

You can read more about Composer in its documentation.

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