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Installing ImageMagick on RHEL Server

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Today installed AutoGallery SQL on a web site. AutoGallery SQL  need ImageMagick 6 or latest. The server was RHEL 3 and latest version of ImageMagick available with redhat up2date service was 5.6, so i installed ImageMagick from source code.
First uninstall ImageMagick installed version of ImageMagick
# rpm -qa|grep ImageMagick
# rpm -e ImageMagick-c++-devel-5.5.6-18
# rpm -e ImageMagick-5.5.6-18
# rpm -e ImageMagick-c++-5.5.6-18
# rpm -e ImageMagick-devel-5.5.6-18
# rpm -e ImageMagick-perl-5.5.6-18
Download ImageMagick source code in tar.gz format from
To install ImageMagick, first ddownload the source code with wget
Uncompress it
tar -zxvf ImageMagick-6.0.0.tar.gz
cd ImageMagick-6.0.0
./configure –enable-shared
make install
To check ImageMagick version, do
# which convert

# /usr/local/bin/convert -version
Version: ImageMagick 6.2.6 03/23/06 Q16
Copyright: Copyright (C) 1999-2006 ImageMagick Studio LLC

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