Unable to get CiviCRM buildkit files.

I am running:

  • OS: Linux - Ubuntu 18.04 bionic
  • WebServer: Apache/2.4.29 (Ubuntu) built: 2018-04-25T11:38:24
  • Database MYSQL Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.7.22
  • Language: PHP - Version 7.2.5-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
  • Language: Node.js - v10.5.0
  • VCS: git version 2.17.1

Executed command below as advised at https://docs.civicrm.org/dev/en/latest/tools/buildkit/

curl -Ls https://civicrm.org/get-buildkit.sh | bash -s -- --full --dir ~/buildkit

Got the results below.

root@joe-Meerkat:/home/joe# curl -Ls https://civicrm.org/get-buildkit.sh | bash -s -- --full --dir ~/buildkit
Detected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Task: acl git wget unzip zip mysql-server mysql-client php7.2-cli php7.2-imap php7.2-ldap php7.2-curl php7.2-mysql php7.2-intl php7.2-gd php7.2-dev php7.2-bcmath php7.2-mbstring php7.2-soap php7.2-zip php7.2-xml apache2 libapache2-mod-php7.2 nodejs npm php-pear libmcrypt-dev libreadline-dev

Warning: This system will not support php-mysql extension

Run automated installation? [Y/n] y
Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease

Hit:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/system76-dev/stable/ubuntu bionic InRelease

Err:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/midori/ppa/ubuntu bionic Release
404  Not Found [IP: 80]

Reading package lists... Done
E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/midori/ppa/ubuntu bionic 
Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is 
therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

Does anyone know the cause of this and what can be done?

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1 Answer 1


At that point in the install script, it is attempting to run sudo apt-get -y install for a bunch of packages.

It looks like you have added a ppa for midori but that does not have a bionic release yet. You can run sudo add-apt-repository -r -u ppa:midori/ppa or find the entry for midori in /etc/apt/sources.list or /etc/apt/sources.list.d and comment it out and run sudo apt update

Once you can get sudo apt-get -y install to run cleanly on some (any) package, try again with the get-buildkit.sh script.

Note also that bionic comes with php 7.2 which is marked as 'not yet tested' in https://docs.civicrm.org/sysadmin/en/latest/requirements/#php-version so unless you are only interested in the very latest releases and debugging 7.2 issues, you probably want php 7.1 (see eg https://tecadmin.net/install-php-7-on-ubuntu/). However, if you do that you'll need to install the 7.1 version of the php extensions. Look at the php7.1-* list in the 'do_system_artful' function of get-buildkit.sh

  • Note that you may need to deal with the 'Warning: This system will not support php-mysql extension'
    – Joe Murray
    Jul 6, 2018 at 17:24

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