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My application needs to call 'convert' -

But its not present on my redhat system. How / what do I install?

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convert is part of the package ImageMagick; try sudo yum install ImageMagick (or other privilege escalation method as appropriate to your system).

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Next time you need a command like this you can figure out what package to install by running something like yum whatprovides '*/convert'.

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Heh, beat me to it! – Gaius Oct 26 '10 at 12:08
You'll want to format that a bit differently. yum whatprovides '*/convert' – Aaron Copley Nov 2 '10 at 20:54

To install convert try package manager. Convert is part of ImageMagick package, convert is one of utilities.

Under Debian is possible use

sudo dpkg --install imagemagick


sudo apt-get install imagemagick

It is about 419 MB of space.

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The question was about a redhat system and not debian. – deagh Feb 3 at 16:08
I'm sorry for spam and missunderstand. To install convert under redhat is better use yum or rpm, I guess. – user3.1415 Feb 5 at 14:34

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