How-to: Setup Ubuntu and PHP to use MSSQL Microsoft SQL Server

On July 21, 2011, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

It is easier to get PHP on Ubuntu to connect to MSSQL than it is to get PHP on Windows.


I would not normally believe such a thing until I tried to setup a pre-existing install of PHP on Windows missing any MSSQL extensions. Looking through Google to find information was less than quick and I found myself wanting to go back to my old faithful Ubuntu server… Continue reading

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Howto Install ImageMagick and PHP imagick extension on CentOS 5

On November 12, 2009, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Howto install imagemagick and PHP imagick extension on Linux CentOS 5 LAMP server. It is pretty simple really

yum install ImageMagick.i386
yum install ImageMagick-devel.i386
pecl install imagick

After the installation, create an inclusion file in your /etc/php.d directory for module and then restart apache daemon:

echo “” > /etc/php.d/imagick.ini
/etc/init.d/httpd restart

Test the loading of the module by running:

php -m | grep imagick

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