Installing latest ImageMagick on Ubuntu 12.04

So …   At time of writing Latest version can be found here :¬†http://www.imagemagick.org/script/download.php wget “http://www.imagemagick.org/download/ImageMagick-6.8.6-9.tar.gz” sudo apt-get install build-essential checkinstall && sudo apt-get build-dep imagemagick tar xzvf ImageMagick-* cd ImageMagick-6.8.6-9 ./configure –prefix=/opt/imagemagick-6.8 && make

Installing latest ImageMagick on Centos 6.3

When I needed ImageMagick on Centos the default installer came with a version some 400 verison back. Installing the latest version was a bit wiry so here it goes:   wget “http://www.imagemagick.org/download/linux/CentOS/i386/ImageMagick-6.8.6-9.i386.rpm” yum install bzip2-devel freetype-devel libjpeg-devel libpng-devel libtiff-devel giflib-devel zlib-devel ghostscript-devel djvulibre-devel libwmf-devel jasper-devel libtool-ltdl-devel libX11-devel libXext-devel libXt-devel lcms-devel libxml2-devel librsvg2-devel OpenEXR-devel yum install…