"I'm running on fedora core 1, can somebody tell me how do i find the path for
the GD library and how do i know which version it is?and where can i find libgd
2.0.12 or higher version? i looked on google but there's only debian packages?"
rpm -qi gd
to find out if gd is installed and what version it is.
If gd is installed then use:
rpm -ql gd
to find out where it is installed.
You can download the tarball for gd 2.0.22 here;
If you want to compile the tarball into a rpm then use checkinstall:
Be prepared. Create a LifeBoat CD.