Whereis ImageMagick

I’m running ImageMagick with Fedora Core 5 and wanting to locate ImageMagick I used whereis. This does not in fact give you the location of ImageMagick as you would think. whereis ImageMagick Returns: ImageMagick: /some/path/to/ImageMagick.1.gz What you’re wanting to do … Read More

Installing ImageMagick on Fedora Core 5

Installing ImageMagick on Fedora Core 5 is as simple as using the yum utility: yum install ImageMagick There’s a little information on this here: http://www.gria.org/docs/5.0.1/user-guide/installation/services/fc5-pre.html You can then test on the command line: http://www.imagemagick.org/script/convert.php

Chmod Recursively

To chmod recursively, meaning directories and all directories within, you’d use the -R option: chmod -R 755 From the chmod man page: -R, –recursive change files and directories recursively This is all simple enough, but for some reason I always … Read More

Import pMachine Blog Posts Into TypePad

Ok, here’s a little bonus. I spent some time importing blog posts from pMachine into TypePad the other day. To import the posts into TypePad you can use the Movable type import format. This format is discussed here: http://www.sixapart.com/movabletype/docs/mtimport The … Read More