[Digikam-users] Pictures still not showing, reopen 165885?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Sun Jul 27 16:35:22 BST 2008

2008/7/27 Gilles Caulier <caulier.gilles at gmail.com>:
> I'm pretty sure than it's a problem of env. variables not set.
> Here, under Mandriva 2008.1, KDE4 is installed to /opt/kde4
> if i run digikam like this : /opt/kde4/bin/digikam, i have the same
> problem than you...
> I need to use the "k4" script to run an application outside KDE4
> desktop (this is the case here. i don't run KDE4 but KDE3 desktop,
> because this one is stable and need something _stable_ to work)....
> So, from shell, i do "k4 digikam"... and all work fine. kioslave run
> properlly...
> Now, we will see what the k4 script set. Form a fresh konsole instance
> under KDE3, i do the following lines :
> [gilles at localhost ~]$ export > before.txt
> [gilles at localhost ~]$ k4
> [gilles at localhost ~]$ export > after.txt
> [gilles at localhost ~]$ diff before.txt after.txt
> 2a3
>> declare -x DBUSDIR="/opt/kde4"
> 18a20,24
>> declare -x KDEDIR="/opt/kde4"
>> declare -x KDEDIRS="/opt/kde4"
>> declare -x KDEHOME="/home/gilles/.kde4"
>> declare -x KDETMP="/home/gilles/tmp/gilles-kde4"
>> declare -x KDEVARTMP="/var/tmp/gilles-kde4"
> 38a45
>> declare -x LD_LIBRARY_PATH="/opt/kde4/lib:"
> 50c57
> < declare -x PATH="/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin/:/usr/games:/usr/lib/qt4/bin:/home/gilles/bin:/usr/lib/qt4/bin"
> ---
>> declare -x PATH="/usr/lib/qt4/bin:/opt/kde4/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin/:/usr/games:/usr/lib/qt4/bin:/home/gilles/bin:/usr/lib/qt4/bin"
> 56c63
> < declare -x QTDIR="/usr/lib/qt3"
> ---
>> declare -x QTDIR="/usr/lib/qt4"
> 58a66
>> declare -x QT_PLUGIN_PATH="/opt/kde4/lib/kde4/plugins"
> [gilles at localhost ~]$
> "Et Voilà" I hope that it will help you.

תודה רבה I do believe that it will help.

I will play with setting environment variables again. I will also look
into doing my Digikam testing on your distro (Mandriva) though I will
probably keep my daily driver on Kubuntu. Like you, I use KDE 3.5.x
for my daily work.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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