Getting wkhtmltopdf working on Linux

I’ve had a few troubles getting this running, and thought I would document it here.

First of all get the static binaries from the wkhtmltopdf site

And then install the following packages: (either through yum or aptitude)

  • libXrender
  • libXext
  • xz
  • openssl-devel
  • glibc
  • glibc-common
  • ld-linux.so.2
  • urw-fonts
  • libfontconfig.so.1
  • libz.so.1
  • libXext.so.6
  • libstdc++.so.6

Now, I have done this before, in Ubuntu and not hd to install the .so.x files but Centos 6 required that I did so… Annoying, and head scratching…

 

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