How to install Imagemagick on Ubuntu Linux

Use apt-get to install imagemagick

$ sudo apt-get install imagemagick

List binaries in imagemagick

$ dpkg -L imagemagick | grep bin
/usr/bin
/usr/bin/conjure.im6
/usr/bin/composite.im6
/usr/bin/import.im6
/usr/bin/mogrify.im6
/usr/bin/identify.im6
/usr/bin/display.im6
/usr/bin/animate.im6
/usr/bin/compare.im6
/usr/bin/stream.im6
/usr/bin/montage.im6
/usr/bin/convert.im6

Check convert version

$ convert --version
Version: ImageMagick 6.7.7-10 2014-03-06 Q16 http://www.imagemagick.org
Copyright: Copyright (C) 1999-2012 ImageMagick Studio LLC
Features: OpenMP    

Create circle and rectangle using imagemagick

Run to following code to create a test image having circle and rectangle.

$ convert -size 200x120 xc:lightgray -fill green -stroke black -draw "circle 100,60 80,20"  -draw "rectangle 50,30 150,90"  image-magick-circle-rectangle.gif

ubuntu-image-magick-circle-rectangle

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