image processing

RMagick install on Ubuntu 10.10 and 10.04

This small tutorial work on Ubuntu Hardy (8.04), Lucid 10.04 and Maverick (10.10)

Install Imagemagick and GraphicsMagick

apt-get install imagemagick graphicsmagick

Install Image Magick development files

apt-get install libmagickcore-dev libmagickwand-dev
gem install rmagick

On Hardy:
Install imagemagick from source and after it install development files:

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How can you generate thumbnail with php?

You can read about two popular thumbnail generating methods in this article. The first method requires GD library. If you select the other way you need Imagick which is a native php extension to create and modify images using the ImageMagick API. Let's see the code!