[Digikam-users] Image View Problem

Bron bthorogood at internode.on.net
Fri Jun 1 09:24:22 BST 2007

Installing the latest version worked - image viewing and editing is
working now. Thanks

Gilles Caulier wrote:
>     In reply to Sami Cokar's message...
>     We're working straight off the flash drive from the camera
>     plugged into a USB port (the camera USB chip is broken - but
>     for info's sake it's a Fuji Finepix 3500).
>     The digikam version is 0.8.8-r2.
> This is the problem. In digiKam < 0.9.0 we use imlib2 to handle
> picture files. This library use a plugin mechanism to add new file
> formats to support.... and you can have the library core without the
> plugins installed on your computer. The result is a black picture in
> editor.
> In all case, i recommend you to forget 0.8.x release and toogle
> imediatly to 0.9.1, the last stable release. The imlib2 depency have
> been removed.
> ... Also, you will see a looooots oooooof new features appears in
> 0.9.x... We have fixed around 300 bugfix/wishes from bugzilla. The
> 0.9.0 developpement have take more than one year... See the web
> project site for details (http://www.digikam.org)
>  Regards
> Gilles Caulier

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