[Digikam-users] Installation of 0.9 with Ubuntu Dapper

Fabien fabien.ubuntu at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 13:06:05 BST 2006

Valery wrote:
>  > At the bottom of this page is a script that builds and installs from
>  > svn: http://www.digikam.org/?q=download/svn
> Thanks for your suggestion. In fact I already tried and after lot's of 
> dependency problems (g++) I ended at that message:
> checking for KDE... configure: error:
> in the prefix, you've chosen, are no KDE headers installed. This will fail.
> So, check this please and use another prefix!
> Of course Ubuntu users are using Gnome and not Kde, I know that Digikam 
> is intended for KDE users, but I am using 0.8 (build for Ubuntu) with so 
> much satisfaction, and the 0.9 is a so giant evolution that I really 
> would like to be able to use it (it's the IPTC and Exif that I am 
> looking for the most).

Ubuntu is not only about gnome, there's kubuntu and all kde softs are 
You should first install current digikam (0.8.2) dependencies with :

apt-get build-dep digikam

It would be a good start :)

You may have to get some more recent packages (exiv2) but I'm not sure...


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