Install RMagick2.9.0 Rails 2.1.2, Ruby 1.8.6 ,filecolumn-0.3


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Install ImageMagick and RMagick for Rails 2.1.2, Ruby 1.8.6, File Column
0.3 in Windows XP SP2

  1. Download ImageMagick and RMagick from rubyforge.org

    http://rubyforge.org/frs/download.php/50370/RMagick-2.9.0-ImageMagick-6.4.8-6-Q8.zip

  2. Extract it and change to the location.

    cd RMagick-2.9.0-ImageMagick-6.4.8-6-Q8

  3. Install ImageMagick-6.4.8-6

    ImageMagick-6.4.8-6-Q8-windows-dll.exe

  4. Install RMagick-2.9.0

    Open Command Prompt window and change directory to the extracted
    files location

    cd RMagick-2.9.0-ImageMagick-6.4.8-6-Q8

    gem update --system

    gem install rmagick --local

    Console output:
    Successfully installed rmagick-2.9.0-x86-mswin32
    1 gem installed

  5. Verify RMagick Installation

    Open new command prompt window

    irb

    irb(main):001:0> require ‘rubygems’

    true

    irb(main):001:0> require ‘RMagick’

    true

  6. Download and install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable
    Package (x86)

    http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/1/1/1116b75a-9ec3-481a-a3c8-1777b5381140/vcredist_x86.exe

  7. Changes in File Column Plugin (file-column-0.3)

    Go to vendor/plugins/file-column-0.3 in your Rails Application.

    In “lib/magick_file_column.rb” file, replace the line

    require_gem ‘rmagick’
    with
    require ‘RMagick’

    and save it.

That’s all and enjoy using RMagick and File Column.