How to install or add PHP GD support in Ubuntu

PHP is mainly a server side language which renders the code at server and throws the output to the client end through Apache or any other HTTP server. So, being a newbie we often suffer from GD support in Ubuntu. This are the following steps to install or add PHP GD support in Ubuntu.

$ apt-get install php5-gd


$ sudo apt-get install php5-gd
$ /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Now PHP GD support is ready to work.

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How to set a cron job using PHP in webmin

I have a CentOS server to test my all projects. According to clients requirement webmin is installed as admin panel. Today I had tried to use a cron PHP script in that server and succeeded. This is how I have setup the cron job.

In the webmin panel ther is a menu group named ‘Cluster’;
So from that menu group -> Cluster Cron Job.
Then I have added a new cron job.
1. Selected user ‘apache’.
2. in the command box:

/usr/bin/php -q /full/path/to/the/cronjob.php

3. Then selected the time which I want the cron job should be done.

Wow… It’s working. Please feel free to ask if you need any further help regarding this.

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