Imagemagick (was Re: [NBLUG/talk] "Capture Applications on screen in X")

Steve Johnson srj at
Wed Sep 10 17:07:01 PDT 2003

heh... i musta been typing something wrong.. hehe.. Thanks..


Jeremy Turner wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-09-10 at 11:31, Steve Johnson wrote:
>>Kyle Rankin wrote:
>>>Another method is to use the "import" tool from Image Magick, which is
>>>available as a package on most Linux distributions,
>>Anyone know the package name for Image Magick for debian?  I'm not 
>>having any luck getting apt-get to install it.
> From Sid:
> $ apt-cache show imagemagick
> Package: imagemagick
> Priority: optional
> Section: graphics
> Installed-Size: 4088
> Maintainer: Ryuichi Arafune <arafune at>
> Architecture: i386
> Version: 4:
> Replaces: imagemagick-doc, geomview (<= 1.8.0)
> Depends: libmagick5.5.7(=4:
> Suggests: gs, html2ps, lpr
> Conflicts: imagemagick-doc
> Filename: pool/main/i/imagemagick/imagemagick_5.5.7.9-1_i386.deb
> Size: 1082540
> MD5sum: 2a737445ce0804d4f0cae8f0edd8ce06
> Description: Image manipulation programs
>  Imagemagick is a set of programs to manipulate various image formats
>  (JPEG, TIFF, PhotoCD, PBM, XPM, etc...). All manipulations can
>  be achieved through shell commands as well as through a X11 graphical
>  interface (display).
>  .
>  Possible effects: colormap manipulation, channel operations, thumbnail
>  creation, image annotation, limited drawing, image distortion, etc...
>  .
>  This package suggests a postscript interpreter (gs) to read postscript
>  files. It will however function happily without it (as long as you don't
>  want to read postscript).
> So 'apt-get update && apt-get install imagemagick' should do the trick. 
> Which version of Debian are you using?
> Jeremy 

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