Installing Drush via Pear

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The easiest way to install the latest release of Drush on Unix/Linux systems is via our custom PEAR channel.
sudo apt-get install php-pear
 
pear channel-discover pear.drush.org
pear install drush/drush
drush version
 
# I had to install this as well
sudo pear install Console_Table
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