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GD Library extension not available with this PHP installation.

I need help install GD Library. i was using digitalocean spaces with app platform and i get error “GD Library extension not available with this PHP installation.”

all my config its good in local env and its work but from the app platform its show me that error.

Please help me with it. thanks.

composer.json

"require": {
        "php": "^8.0.2",
        "laravel/framework": "^9.2",
        "league/flysystem-aws-s3-v3": "^3.0",
        "ext-gd": "*",
        .....
    },
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Hi there,

Once you’ve made the change to the composer.json file, did you also run composer update to update your lock file too?

Besides that, the composer.json looks correct.

Best,

Bobby

Hi @saif0909,

If you are using a standard Droplet, you can install the GD library with yum or apt. What PHP version you need to install the GD library for?

Hi @saif0909,

You may not have it installed.

Check if installed:

$ php -m | grep gd

Install PHP-GD Library:

$ sudo apt-get install php-gd

another version:

$ sudo apt-get install php[version]-gd

Restart your webserver:

Apache

$ sudo service apache2 restart

Nginx

$ sudo service nginx restart

Hope it helps you, - Sergio Turpín