[Digikam-users] Locale question

Fabien fabien.ubuntu at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 09:26:33 GMT 2006

Neil Winchurst wrote:
> Fabien wrote:
 > [...]
>>>Can anyone explain all this please, and tell me how to change the 
>>>setting? Or should I start afresh with this new version and forget my 
>>>old photographs?
>>No, hopefully you don't need to do that :)
>>The only thing wrong here is that digikam should ask you only once this 
>>question. If you say "yes", digikam keeps this setting in its database 
>>and won't ask again for it, except if you change again your locale.
>>Are you sure you have read/write access to the digikam db (digikam3.db) 
>>? This file is in the root directory of your Albums (eg ~/Pictures).
> No, I had read only access which I have now changed. Anyway, I have set 
> up a new folder in kubuntu and have pointed digikam to this folder. Then 
> I downloaded my latest photos to a new album in this folder and all is 
> OK. I will use gwenview to look at my old photos. I use the Gimp to do 
> any work on photos.

Note: if your old photos are on a permanent media (ie not a cdrom or 
external hard disk temporary connected), you can use symlinks to see 
these pictures in digikam...


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