[Digikam-devel] [Bug 312054] New: cannot add a collection on the network in linux mint (gnome-based environment)
kdebugs at herr-melcher.de
Fri Dec 21 20:46:26 GMT 2012
Bug ID: 312054
Summary: cannot add a collection on the network in linux mint
Hardware: Ubuntu Packages
Assignee: digikam-devel at kde.org
Reporter: kdebugs at herr-melcher.de
I'm using Linux Mint which is a gnome-based environment. I have installed a lot
of kde libs, so basically digiKam is running.
My photos are on a file server which I can access through smb and sftp. Using
Dolphin I can access that folder (both smb and sftp work, so I assume the
necessary kio libs are installed).
The database is running on a shared mysql on that same server.
When I try to add the photo directory as a "collection on network share", I can
select that directory. The shown path is
I can browse the folder's contents with both protocols using the file selector
When I click OK, the file selector dialog closes but the path is not added to
the list of collections.
No output is written to stdout/stderr in that case. The only output is written
QSqlDatabasePrivate::removeDatabase: connection 'ConnectionTest' is still in
use, all queries will cease to work.
digikam(3152)/kdeui (kdelibs): Attempt to use QAction "" with KXMLGUIFactory!
I think this is not related.
I can add that folder through gvfs (not natively but through the legacy mount
"/home/martin/.gvfs/shared on srv0/Fotos"
gvfs is the gnome equivalent of kio. This is not an option for me, as this path
is different for different users and from different machines.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use Linux Mint (or probaby any other Gnome-based desktop), many KDE-libs an
Dolphin are installed.
2. Put photos on a network share via smb or sftp
3. Check that the share can be reached/browsed with Dolphin
4. Configure photo database through mysql on server
5. Select folder (sftp or smb) as a collection on network share.
6. Click OK
The folder is not added to the list of collections.
The folder is not scanned for photos.
The folder is listed as a collection with the path I had chosen (e.g.
The photos from that folder are added to digiKam.
The share is accessible for all networked users (using the same database,
provided that they can access that shared folder)
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