Simple way to install Xcache from source code

We all were faced website page load time issue while browsing high traffic websites mostly. Solution is caching the already executed files and uses them when we recall the same again from browser.

How to enable Xcache in a cPanel server?

You can simply enable it by running easyapache.

Installation steps from source code.

1. You can download the source code from:


2. Extract file.

tar -zxvf xcache-2.0.1.tar.gz

3. Change directory to xcache-2.0.1

cd xcache-2.0.1
./configure –enable-xcache
make install

Now edit php.ini file and add following extension.

Restart apache

service httpd restart

How to check if XCache is installed or not in a server?

It is simple to find out if the Xcache is installed or not in the server. Here I am explaining some commands to find out:

Option – I

php -m | grep -i xcache

Sample output:

# php -m|grep -i xcache
XCache Cacher
XCache Cacher

Option – II

php -v|grep -i xcache

Sample output:

# php -v|grep -i xcache
with XCache v3.0.3, Copyright (c) 2005-2013, by mOo
with XCache Cacher v3.0.3, Copyright (c) 2005-2013, by mOo

Option – III

Create a phpinfo.php page and check it from the browser.

<? phpinfo(); ?>

So this is all you have to do, Please Give your opinion below if you experience any issues or to discuss your ideas and experiences.