How to install ImageMagick 7 on Ubuntu 18.04 Linux - LinuxConfig.org


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Author Lubos Rendek Ubuntu 18.04 06 June 2018

Objective

The objective is to install ImageMagick 7 on Ubuntu 18.04 Linux.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
  • Software: - ImageMagick 7.0.7-38 or higher

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

In this article we will be compiling and installing the latest ImageMagick 7 on Ubuntu 18.04 Linux from source code. Firstly, we will install all compilation dependencies, followed by ImageMagick's source code compilation and subsequent installation.

Lastly, we will perform a check to see whether ImageMagick was installed correctly.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-imagemagick-7-on-ubuntu-18-04-linux