Let’s start off with a freshly installed server running Ubuntu 16.04 (server).
This article assumes that you have Apache and PHP installed already.
Issue the following command at shell to install the base ImageMagick library:
The next step is to install the PHP library for ImageMagick, but you need to install a couple of pre-requisites for it:
Now to install the imagick library:
Restart or reload apache:
To verify that the imagick library has been added to php you have two options:
1) Issue the following command at shell to verify successful installation:
2) Drop a test.php file with the following content in the html directory (default: /var/www/html)
That’s it, you should be good.