[Digikam-users] Using digikam on two computers?

Arnd Baecker arnd.baecker at web.de
Thu Jun 15 09:37:30 BST 2006

On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Gerhard Kulzer wrote:

> On Thursday 15 June 2006 10:12, Arnd Baecker wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Gerhard Kulzer wrote:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > > With union-fs it would be possible to make the main folder of the photos
> > > including the database file available per nfs to a laptop. Then you can
> > > manipulate as much as you want on the laptop, the changed files being
> > > kept on the laptop. Then you could at any time start to sync the files
> > > with the main folder. This method would avoid copying all the images to
> > > the laptop. Off course if you modify anything in the meantime in the main
> > > computer it would be difficult to sync afterwards. This scheme works a
> > > bit like cvs or svn. Gerhard
> >
> > Interesting - does this also work if the laptop and
> > main computer are not connected (i.e. because they
> > are at different places) - somehow I have the impression
> > that this would not work.
> To have the main folder visible on the laptop you need nfs connection.
> Otherwise you would only see the modified files. So you need a connection.

I feared so - hmm, that would mean a very long cable
to the holiday location ;-).

More seriously, if one already has a ethernet (or whatever)
connection to the main computer, I would just
log into the main computer via ssh -X and start digikam there.

Many thanks,


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