[Digikam-users] Import existing folder

Andi Clemens andi.clemens at gmx.net
Sun Jul 20 15:25:07 BST 2008

On Sunday 20 July 2008 16:19:53 Mihaela wrote:
>  I tried that, but it copies all the images to my new HDD, I don't want
> that. The old HDD is always mounted so i'd like the old photos to stay
> there and configure digiKam to use them from there.
>  When I set Album Library Path path to one of the old folders it imports
> the info them correctly, without copying them anywhere, but then how do I
> make all the new photos download on the new HDD? Is there a way to have
> multiple Album Library Paths with one main?
>  I had the same problem on fedora8 and I managed to solve it but now I
> can't remember how....

Maybe you used symbolic links... digiKam 0.9.x versions have only one album 
root, but the new 0.10.x releases for KDE4 will support multiple album 
So right now the only solution might be a symbolic link in your main album 
root to all the other paths on the old HDD...


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