[Digikam-users] Import existing folder

Gerhard Kulzer gerhardkgmx at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 06:54:32 BST 2008

On Sunday 20 July 2008 04:29:28 Mihaela wrote:
> Hi :)
>  I have an old HDD (fedora8) with several folders of photos there (on
> different locations/partitions). I recently bought a new HDD (fedora9) and
> want to collect all my new photos there, but still have the old ones in the
> digiKam database without having to copy them to the new HDD. How do I do
> that?
>  Mihaela

One way is to mount the old HDD to the same system. Then, from digiKam you 
invoke from the Import menu 'Add Folder...' and you navigate to the old HDD 
photos folder. DigiKam will import all those images into the new location and 
read the metadata into the database.

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