MediaTemple: Enable Imagick on your GS

Here's how to enable Imagick on your GS:


1. Download the latest stable from


2. Create folder to store the compiled module:

mkdir /home/$SITEID/data/lib
mkdir /home/$SITEID/data/lib/php/



3. Uncompress it

tar -xvzf imagick-3.1.2.tgz
cd imagick-3.1.2


4. Configure it with phpize (I'm using php 5.5.5 on my GS)

phpize –with-php-config=/usr/local/php-5.5.5/bin/php-config








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