[Digikam-users] Digikam on eeepc

Peter Nijs peter at familienijs.be
Mon Jun 16 17:52:04 BST 2008


What distribution of Linux is on your eeepc?


Op Monday 16 June 2008 18:36:27 schreef Chiz Dakin:
> Hi
> Just been trying to install digiKam on my new eeepc, and discovered that
> the package version is only 0.8.
> I see that the latest stable version is 0.93, but when I try to install it
> following the standard tarball destructions on your website, it whinges
> that there isn't a valid C compiler.
> A Digital Asset Manager is the one critical app that isn't on the eeepc as
> standard, and that I need to have (for viewing canon 5D and G9 raw files to
> decide which are the keepers, to add iptc data (eg captions, keywords,
> copyright info) and to rename the keepers) for working away from the
> studio. As it stands v 0.8 of digiKam doesn't have enough functionality,
> but it looks like v 0.9x should have much of the missing IPTC/batch keyword
> tagging I need. but if I can't get it to install, then I may be forced into
> going down the XP install to get a wider choice of DAM software that can
> provide this functionality.
> Please save me from XPing my eee! I've only been using linux since getting
> the eeepc a couple of days ago, but would like to keep it running linux
> rather than windoze if possible:-)
> Any ideas on how to solve this much appreciated
> Best wishes
> Chiz
> Chiz Dakin
> Freelance Travel and Outdoors Photographer and Writer
> Peak Images, Banks Mill Studios, 71 Bridge St, Derby, DE1 3LB.
> Email:  <mailto:chiz at peakimages.co.uk> chiz at peakimages.co.uk
> Website:  <http://www.peakimages.co.uk/> www.peakimages.co.uk
> Tel: 07812 001505
> Member of OWPG, WPu, CIN and Banks Mill Studios

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