When I try to execute sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php:

It displays me this

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 95, in <module>
sp = SoftwareProperties(options=options)
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties /SoftwareProperties.py", line 109, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/  SoftwareProperties.py", line 599, in reload_sourceslist
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/aptsources/distro.py", line 93, in get_sources
(self.id, self.codename))
aptsources.distro.NoDistroTemplateException: Error: could not find a distribution template for Kali/kali-rolling
  • Did you need to install php? – GAD3R May 6 '17 at 13:17
  • Are you sure this repository is appropriate for your OS version? – Julie Pelletier May 6 '17 at 14:09

To install php on Kali Linux, open the terminal and type in:

sudo apt install php*

Then you should be able to use the latest version of php.

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  • Good suggestion but it would have been nice to know what the heck OP was trying to achieve with that package. – Julie Pelletier May 7 '17 at 1:05

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