[Digikam-users] newbie problem

Errol Sapir errol at tzora.co.il
Sat Jul 25 13:07:16 BST 2009

Gilles Thank you for your prompt reply. I now have Digikam 1.0.0-beta 3 
Thanks again

Gilles Caulier wrote:
> Take a look in README file to see how to compile digiKam. You use an old way...
> Gilles Caulier
> 2009/7/25 Errol Sapir <errol at tzora.co.il>:
>> I tried to install the latest beta version from a tarball. I went to the
>> site (quoted below), and tried to execute them.
>> Installing a tarball
>> Installing a tarball will get you the most up-to-date stable version of
>> digiKam. But it can happen that you run into all kinds of problems related
>> to compiling.
>> So, if your distribution is running behind a lot, you can install a tarball.
>> First you have to download digiKam from one of the sourceforge mirrors. You
>> can do that from here
>> Extract the tarball via tar -xvjf filename.bz2, enter the extracted
>> directory and then you need to issue a set of commands. The first command
>> requires a parameter, which is the prefix. This will be the base path of the
>> installation. If you want to install it mixed with your other software you
>> can use the output of kde-config --prefix as a prefix. Else specify the
>> installation map you like. In the following, we assume the /usr prefix.
>> Set of commands to build the tarball:
>> ./configure --prefix=/usr
>> make
>> su -c "make install"
>> When going into the extracted directory I get the following output when
>> typing ./command:
>> errol at errol-linux:~$ cd /home/errol/digikam-1.0.0-beta3
>> errol at errol-linux:~/digikam-1.0.0-beta3$ ./configure
>> bash: ./configure: No such file or directory
>> Where am I going wrong?
>> Errol
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