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    Installing and setting up GD image library on my server

    Hi,

    Apologies if this is in the wrong forum.

    I'm trying to set up GD image library to work with PHP on my server.

    I'm running a Linux server with Fedora 3. I've ran yum install gd-devel and this installed GD (or so it seems).

    However I'm having problems getting it to work with PHP. There is no #extension=php_gd2.dll line in my php.ini file and I'm at a bit of a loose end as to what to try.

    Cheers for any help,
    Paul

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    On Linux you need to compile it in. Search Google for compiling PHP with GD Image Library support. If you use a package manager you may just be able to install the extension. You may be able to anyways, not sure as I just compile it in whenever I compile PHP.
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    I'm running php 4.3.11 which apparently comes with GD as standard. My phpinfo file reads:

    Configure Command './configure' '--build=i386-redhat-linux' '--host=i386-redhat-linux' '--target=i386-redhat-linux-gnu' '--program-prefix=' '--prefix=/usr' '--exec-prefix=/usr' '--bindir=/usr/bin' '--sbindir=/usr/sbin' '--sysconfdir=/etc' '--datadir=/usr/share' '--includedir=/usr/include' '--libdir=/usr/lib' '--libexecdir=/usr/libexec' '--localstatedir=/var' '--sharedstatedir=/usr/com' '--mandir=/usr/share/man' '--infodir=/usr/share/info' '--cache-file=../config.cache' '--with-config-file-path=/etc' '--with-config-file-scan-dir=/etc/php.d' '--enable-force-cgi-redirect' '--disable-debug' '--enable-pic' '--disable-rpath' '--enable-inline-optimization' '--with-bz2' '--with-db4=/usr' '--with-curl' '--with-exec-dir=/usr/bin' '--with-freetype-dir=/usr' '--with-png-dir=/usr' '--with-gd=shared' '--enable-gd-native-ttf' '--without-gdbm' '--with-gettext' '--with-ncurses=shared' '--with-gmp' '--with-iconv' '--with-jpeg-dir=/usr' '--with-openssl' '--with-png' '--with-pspell' '--with-xml' '--with-expat-dir=/usr' '--with-dom=shared,/usr' '--with-dom-xslt=/usr' '--with-dom-exslt=/usr' '--with-xmlrpc=shared' '--with-pcre-regex=/usr' '--with-zlib' '--with-layout=GNU' '--enable-bcmath' '--enable-exif' '--enable-ftp' '--enable-magic-quotes' '--enable-sockets' '--enable-sysvsem' '--enable-sysvshm' '--enable-track-vars' '--enable-trans-sid' '--enable-yp' '--enable-wddx' '--with-pear=/usr/share/pear' '--with-imap=shared' '--with-imap-ssl' '--with-kerberos' '--with-ldap=shared' '--with-mysql=shared,/usr' '--with-pgsql=shared' '--with-snmp=shared,/usr' '--with-snmp=shared' '--enable-ucd-snmp-hack' '--with-unixODBC=shared,/usr' '--enable-memory-limit' '--enable-shmop' '--enable-calendar' '--enable-dbx' '--enable-dio' '--enable-mbstring=shared' '--enable-mbstr-enc-trans' '--enable-mbregex' '--with-mime-magic=/usr/share/file/magic.mime' '--with-pic' '--with-apxs2=/usr/sbin/apxs'

    Does this mean it's already enabled? Sorry if I seem a bit dim, I'm really scratching my head on this one!

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    Whaen some PHP module is enabled it should be visible in the output of phpinfo()
    I'm not sure if this was any help, but I hope it didn't make you stupider.

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