gem install rmagick --local

Hi all
i copied rmagic gem in my local system
cd rmagick-2.12.2.gem
bash: cd: rmagick-2.12.2.gem: Not a directory
[root@localhost shyam]# gem install rmagick --local

Building native extensions. This could take a while…

ERROR: Error installing rmagick:
ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

/usr/bin/ruby extconf.rb
checking for Ruby version >= 1.8.5… yes
checking for gcc… yes
checking for Magick-config… no

Can’t install RMagick 2.12.2. Can’t find Magick-config in /usr/kerberos/sbin:/usr/lib/qt-3.3/bin:/usr/kerberos/bin:/usr/lib/ccache:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/home/imedsoft/bin

*** extconf.rb failed ***
Could not create Makefile due to some reason, probably lack of
necessary libraries and/or headers. Check the mkmf.log file for more
details. You may need configuration options.

Provided configuration options:


Gem files will remain installed in /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rmagick-2.12.2 for inspection.
Results logged to /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rmagick-2.12.2/ext/RMagick/gem_make.out

plz help


Do you have ImageMagick (and its development headers) installed ?


Hi Fred
Thanks for Rep…

when i use this command "convert -version "

Version: ImageMagick 6.4.0 07/27/08 Q16

Copyright: Copyright © 1999-2008 ImageMagick Studio LLC

at my local system
i try this tutorial

but not able to install at my local system
plz help


What about Magick-config ? That's what gem install process is
complaining about?


Please tell me
steps to config
right now i have not do…


oo yaar did you install imagemagick
then pls update
i also faced these do not worry its usual