[Digikam-users] trying to install 0.9.4

Arnd Baecker arnd.baecker at web.de
Sat Jul 19 09:47:17 BST 2008

On Sat, 19 Jul 2008, Martin Fisher wrote:

> Yes, exactly, the mixing of different styles hurts my aesthetic sense.

Perfectly understandable! I am not sure if there is anything
which could be done (themes etc.?) to make things visually
more similar.
Even then there will some differences, which can be annoying ...

> But what I was also trying to say was that I think lots more people
> would use DigiKam if it was also on gnome.

Installing digikam in a gnome environment should be no problem
if the corresponding packages are available, and they
should (of course not yet for 0.9.4 ...).

> But yes, of course, DigiKam works OK under Gnome but a little effort is
> required - this is not ideal for all sorts of reasons.

Actually, it would be good if you could also document
the additionally needed things in the wiki as well;
I am sure that this will be helpful to other users
- already many thanks in advance!

Best, Arnd

> Martin
> On Sat, 2008-07-19 at 10:25 +0200, Andi Clemens wrote:
> > On Saturday 19 July 2008 06:57:13 Arnd Baecker wrote:
> >
> > > On this point I am sure that I can speak for all digikam-devels:
> > > there will never be a DigiKam Gnome version!
> >
> > You are right (at least speaking for me), I hate programming GTK and as you
> > mentioned before, a lot of KDE stuff is used so porting will never be done
> > (I'm pretty sure).
> > The only thing that bothers me when mixing KDE and Gnome apps (or even pure Qt
> > and KDE apps) are the different looks. I hate that and sure the poster here
> > hates that, too. But ignoring this fact right now digiKam works quite fine in
> > a non KDE environment, even D&D should work the way it is supposed to.
> >
> > Andi
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