Setting up ImageMagick & rmagick on Redhat (CentOS)

Written by on Jun 24 2007
  • sudo yum install libjpeg-devel libpng-devel glib2-devel fontconfig-devel zlib-devel libwmf-devel freetype-devel libtiff-devel
  • wget
  • tar zxzvf ImageMagick-6.3.2-9.tar.gz # cd ImageMagick-6.3.2-9
  • ./configure
  • make
  • sudo make install
  • sudo gem install rmagick


    Dave said on August 11, 2008

    Thanks, the did the trick. said on August 31, 2008

    Also it will be great to install fonts. Otherwise, plugins like simple_captcha will not work.

    sudo yum install ghostscript-fonts

    Chris Jastram
    Chris Jastram said on October 11, 2012

    CentOS 6.3 allows me to do this:

    sudo yum install ImageMagick


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