I am trying to install ImageMagick in my Ubuntu 18.04.1, following the instructions in this link.

After running the following command


I am getting the following errors:

configure: error: in `/home/bharath/src/ImageMagick-7.0.8-66':
configure: error: libltdl is required for modules and OpenCL builds
See `config.log' for more details

Could anyone tell how to fix these errors?

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    Unless you specifically need a different version, you should probably install the pre-built binary imagemagick package from the Ubuntu repository instead of trying to build it from source – steeldriver Sep 23 at 12:33
  • Why is this tagged 14.04? – fkraiem Sep 23 at 13:07
  • @fkraiem Probably by mistake. I have suggested an edit to fix this. Waiting to be approved. – user3140225 Sep 23 at 13:55

As steeldriver suggests in his comment, you should probably install imagemagick from the official Ubuntu repositories, by running:

sudo apt install imagemagick

However, if you still need to install imagemagick from source, just install the libltdl development package, as the error suggests, by running:

sudo apt install libltdl-dev

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