phpMyAdmin error - The mbstring extension is missing


I tried to install phpmyadmin (I’ve installed already apache2, php, and mariadb - i used this page:, but when I go to http://localhost/phpMyAdmin/, the following error apear::

The mbstring](http://localhost/phpMyAdmin/url.php? extension is missing. Please check your PHP configuration.

I checked that I’ve installed already php5-mbstring, but somehow phpmyadmin cannot see this. Can you give me any suggestion how to solve this problem? i will be grateful for your help!

Ok, this thread helped me - I had to delete one semicolon: