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PHP, ImageMagick & GhostScript

Last Modified: 2013-12-02
Hi there,

I have a VPS with my hosting company, and we now have a need to create thumbnails of eps files, psd files and pdf files.

I've had my hosting company install imagemagick & the imagick php extension, which seems to be creating thumbnails fine.

I have installed GhostScript myself, by simply extracting the rar file, then ./configure, and then make install. It all seems to be there.

The problem I have is I have no idea how to get imagemagick talking to ghostscript, I'm not sure if there is something I need to do? maybe tell imagemagick where ghostscript is?

Can anyone help?
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yes it works. I've done some further testing and I can convert a pdf to jpg from the command line using imagemagic & ghostscript.


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