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I have recently updated my server to the latest version of PHP 5.1.27, except now - a few of the scripts used by my websites come up with the following error:

Fatal error: Call to undefined function imagettftext()

I did build the latest version with GD and have had a look at various answers on the internet - but nothing seems to work for me.

I have cPanel/WHM 11.30.4 on a Cent OS 5 Linux server.

I'd appreciate some help with this :-)

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closed as off-topic by HopelessN00b Jan 13 at 22:04

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This question appears to be off-topic because it is about working with a service provider's management interface, such as cPanel. –  HopelessN00b Jan 13 at 22:04

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Do you have freetype? The imagegettftext() function relies on both GD and freetype. If you're missing one of the 2, the function won't be defined.

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So I need to tick "TTF (FreeType)" (as it wasn't ticked) and hit build again? :-) –  James Anderson Nov 19 '11 at 19:21
    
Yeah, try that. –  Jon Lin Nov 19 '11 at 21:29
    
Works perfectly - thank you :D –  James Anderson Nov 22 '11 at 8:39

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