[Digikam-users] Digikam FAQ proposal

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Thu Oct 12 16:26:15 BST 2006


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On Thursday 12 October 2006 17:02, Fabien wrote:
> Hello,
> I would propose to add these questions and answers in the Digikam FAQ
> http://www.digikam.org/?q=faq/digikam
> --------- digikam for non-kde users -------------
> Q: When I click on a thumbnail, it opens the digikam editor, how can I
> disable that ?
> A: Start kcontrol then go to Peripherals/Mouse then choose "double-click
> to open files and folders"
> Q: In Metadata/GPS sidebar, when I click on "More Info...", it opens
> konqueror, how could I change it to another browser (firefox or anything
> else) ?
> A: Start kcontrol then go to KDE Components/Component Chooser, then
> click on "Web Browser" and choose "in the following browser" where you
> can put any command
> --------- digikam and video files ----------------
> Q: Why don't I have thumbnails for my video files, or why thumbnail
> generation stops at the first video file I have ?
> A: First, check if it's the same in konqueror.
> Digikam uses KDE to generate thumbnails and KDE rely on aRts to do that.
> So, you should check your aRts configuration. ARts can use xine plugin
> for video files, so try if xine is able to play your video files. You
> may have to use additional codecs (eg libxine-extracodecs on
> debian/ubuntu if you already have libarts1-xine) for that.
> Q: When I double-click on the video thumbnail, it opens ***any video
> player**, how could I change it to another video player ?
> A: Start kcontrol then go to KDE Components/File Associations, then
> click on video. Here you have a list of file types with the list of
> applications that can open them.
> E.g. if you want another video player for your .avi files, go to
> x-msvideo. The first application listed here will be the default one.
> --
> Fabien
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