Thursday, August 23, 2007

TIP: enable thumbnail display images from apache

As an email request, here's how to enable your apache web server to enable display of thumbnail images from your personal web-based photo, image and gallery management using your photo management, php and apache.

This blog entry assumes that your apache serve is running without any problems and you have installed your photo management package with no problems too.

If you happen to have difficulty of displaying thumbnail images from your php-based web photo gallery, continue reading this entry.

What is php-gd?
The php-gd package contains a dynamic shared object that will add support for using the gd graphics library to PHP.

How to install php-gd package for fedora to enable display of thumbnail images from web photo management?

# yum -y install php-gd

This would install other image library modules for apache and php.

Here's a my own test screenshot after successful installation:

It works!


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