Installing Drush on *nix

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    [Installing Drush on *nix - With Addison Berry]
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    Hi there. In this video we're going to be looking at how to install
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    the Drupal utility called Drush,
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    which you can find on at
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    This is a command-line tool, which is really, really handy,
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    but it requires a little extra thought and work when installing
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    than a typical Drupal project does.
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    So let's take a look at what we need to do.
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    Before we actually dive into the installation itself,
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    let's take a moment to make sure we have the requirements that we need.
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    This is covering only installation on *nix systems like Linux, Unix, or Mac OSX.
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    We're not going to talk about Windows in this video;
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    we'll have another one for that one.
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    And we want to make sure that we have PHP at least at 5.2

Installing Drush on *nix


Please note that this tutorial is out of date. To install current versions of Drush, you should use Composer. Please watch the Installing Drush with Composer video tutorial.

In this video we walk through the steps to install Drush on *nix system (i.e. Linux, Unix, or Mac OS X). Drush is not a normal Drupal project and the installation and set up is quite different than for a module. We cover requirements and downloading, then make sure Drush is executable and in our system $PATH variable so we can use Drush from any directory.

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This video is outdated. Composer is needed to install drush and I haven't got a clue on how to get that working.

I was so looking forward to finally be able to use drush and I still have to work without it. Please record a new video asap!


Absolutely agree with the previous comment. Composer is needed and I can't do anything with an outdated tutorial like this.

What's possibly worse is having to listen to the theme song for this site at the top of every. single. video.