What is PDOException : could not find driver?

If you see "PDOException : could not find driver" in your error logs, that means the SQLite PDO driver is not installed on your server.

The SQLite PDO driver is listed as a prerequisite in the help article " Verify your prerequisites".

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Please consult your system documentation for installing the PDO SQLite drivers

Installation instructions are dependent on the distribution and versions you are using. Examples are a guide only


Ubuntu / Debian based

sudo apt-get install php5-sqlite

Fedora, Red Hat, etc.

yum install php5-sqlite

Arch based

pacman -S php-sqlite

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