[Digikam-users] trying to install 0.9.4

Martin Fisher martin.fisher at fauna-flora.org
Sat Jul 19 09:28:29 BST 2008


Many thanks for the various comments - most helpful! I will add to the
wiki (and later today I will test on another laptop I have that has
never had digikam, and add to the list if necessary). 

Martin

On Sat, 2008-07-19 at 06:57 +0200, Arnd Baecker wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jul 2008, Martin Fisher wrote:
> 
> > Hello All
> >
> > Following the discussion today and my eventual success at installing
> > 0.9.4 on Ubuntu 8.04 (not Kubuntu) I have attempted to retrace my steps
> > to determine which packages were required to enable me to compile 0.9.4
> 
> This will surely be helpful to others on both ubuntu (and kubuntu),
> please add this to the wiki (see below at the end).
> 
> > I did this by installing digikam, using apt-get autoremove and other
> > things, installing digikam 0.9.3 and then using sudo apt-get build-dep
> > digikam (for 0.9.4), and the result is below. I doubt that it is
> > complete (e.g. I think that at an early stage I had to install a
> > compiler but I did this by hit and miss and I don't remember the
> > details) but I post it here in case it is of any use to anybody.
> >
> > Digikam is a fantastic piece of software and I think it is a pity that
> > it is not available in a Gnome version (f-spot does not even come
> > close).
> 
> Well, it is Digi*K*am (and not Digi*G*am or so ....;-), i.e.
> it uses a lot of the KDE infrastructure which makes
> many of the features possible.
> 
> > I have no idea how one would do such a thing but I thought I
> > would mention it anyway...
> 
> On this point I am sure that I can speak for all digikam-devels:
> there will never be a DigiKam Gnome version!
> And I really don't understand the need for that,
> desktop is one thing, applications are another.
> I happily mix Gnome and KDE style applications on a neither-KDE
> nor-Gnome desktop. All works fine.
> 
> > With more facilities for handling RAW files
> 
> What facilities are you missing? Please file the corresponding
> wishes in the bug-tracker (but make sure that they are
> not already mentioned), see
> http://www.digikam.org/drupal/contrib
> 
> > (or a plugin to pass the files to rawtherapee?)
> 
> You can use kcontrol to add any application as a programm
> to appear for a right-mouse-click under "Open with".
> 
> > it would be the best
> > Linux photo workflow software.
> >
> > Tchau, Martin
> >
> > p.s. BTW, I couldn't fine a README file anywhere
> 
>   tar xjf ~/Desktop/digikam-0.9.4.tar.bz2
>   less  digikam-0.9.4/README
> 
> > digikam cryptsetup  kdebase-bin ´╗┐kde-devel kdebase-bin-kde3
> > kdebase-kio-plugins   kdelibs-data kdelibs4c2a kdesktop libarts1c2a
> > libavahi-qt3-1   libdbus-qt-1-1c2 libkdcraw3 libkexiv2-3 libkipi0
> > libkonq4 liblua50   liblualib50 gettext-kde hspell kdelibs4-dev
> > kdesdk-scripts libacl1-dev libart-2.0-dev libarts1-dev libartsc0-dev
> > libasound2-dev libaspell-dev libattr1-dev libaudiofile-dev
> > libavahi-client-dev libavahi-common-dev libavahi-qt3-dev libbz2-dev
> > libdbus-1-dev libesd0-dev libglib2.0-dev libidn11-dev libjasper-dev
> > libkdcraw-dev libkexiv2-dev libkipi0-dev liblua50-dev liblualib50-dev
> > libogg-dev libopenexr-dev libpcre3-dev libpcrecpp0 libsasl2-dev
> > libssl-dev libvorbis-dev libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev lua50
> >
> > digikam-doc khelpcenter
> >
> > kipi-plugins libkcal2b libkdepim1a libktnef1
> >
> > kipi-plugins-doc
> 
> Could you add a new page (e.g.) "Packages for compilation from source"
> in the wiki: http://wiki.kde.org/tiki-index.php?page=digikam
> and add the above list
> (e.g. under a heading "Ubuntu hardy and digikam 0.9.4").
> 
> Many thanks,
> 
> Arnd
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