[Digikam-users] Cannot see photos in Digikam: suspect libmarble conflict

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 17:16:42 BST 2009

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 4:30 PM, Dotan Cohen<dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/8/27 Tobias Schula <tobias at schula.org>:
>> Am Donnerstag 27 August 2009 08:55:26 schrieb Dotan Cohen:
>>> We have now updated the system again, and Digikam 1.0.0 beta3 is
>>> installed. Once again, we cannot see the photos. However, this time I
>>> am unable to downgrade libmarble: doing so removes digikam.
>>> Additionally, I cannot seem to reinstall digikam without upgrading
>>> libmarble first. What can we do?
>> Why don't you just update your libmarble?
> I did try that, but it is the upgraded version of libmarble that
> prevents us from seeing the pictures in Digikam. See this post, in
> which some guy named "Tobias Schula" :) correctly suggests that I
> downgrade libmarble to see the photos:
> http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/digikam-users/2009-June/007738.html
>> I also installed KDE 4.3 from the
>> kubuntu backports ppa and I can see pictures in the digikam packaged. Did you
>> run digikam in gdb to see which component is causing the problem?
> I don't even know how to do that. Let's see, I run gbd, type
> "digikam", and what then?
>>> After fighting with this, I also installed the digikam-experimental
>>> PPA but since it does not provide libmarble it did not make any
>>> difference in our ability to see the photos:
>>> https://launchpad.net/~digikam-experimental/+archive/ppa
>> This ppa is terribly outdated, you better delete it.
> I see that in the post I mentioned earlier that even then you
> suggested to not use that PPA. I will disable it again, but it was not
> the problem as the problem occured _before_ I added it (adding it was
> an attempt at a solution).
> Thanks!

Try this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~kubuntu-ppa/+archive/backports it
has KDE 4.3.0,  Digikam 1.0.0 beta3 and Amarok. It works for me on my
Kubuntu Jaunty.

/ Jonas

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