Build ImageMagick 6.8 on Linux Mint Maya

In howto on Oct 23, 2013 by theoryl Tagged: , , , ,

Based on instructions from , I managed to build the latest version of ImageMagick without perturbing the version provided by the repository. First, download the tarball from . Then, fire up the terminal:

# Refer for other packages you might need
sudo apt-get install checkinstall libx11-dev libxext-dev zlib1g-dev libpng12-dev libjpeg-dev libfreetype6-dev libxml2-dev
tar -xzvf ImageMagick-6.8.7-1.tar.gz
cd ImageMagick-6.8.7-1
./configure --prefix=/opt/imagemagick-6.8 LDFLAGS='-L/usr/lib'
sudo checkinstall

Enjoy powerful image processing/manipulations directly from the command line: .

To uninstall

sudo dpkg -r imagemagick-6.8.7

One Response to “Build ImageMagick 6.8 on Linux Mint Maya”

  1. Tens tota la raó del món, l’amor i el carinyo són importants per fer qualsevol cosa! Però a vegades per molt d’amor i carinyo que hi posis, les coses no acaben d’anar com es.svareepEns podries dir la recepta de la salsa, no? O és un secret? Jo és que mai n’he sapigut fer.

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