[Digikam-users] I want to put photos on a server and then see them and maintained by another computer
pshute at nuw.org.au
Tue Apr 6 19:44:13 BST 2010
What will happen if the user starts DigiKam when the server is offline?
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From: Gilles Caulier <caulier.gilles at gmail.com>
To: digiKam - Home Manage your photographs as a professional with the power of open source <digikam-users at kde.org>
Sent: Wed Apr 07 03:21:28 2010
Subject: Re: [Digikam-users] I want to put photos on a server and then see them and maintained by another computer
Note : with current implementation from svn (digiKam 1.3.0), you can
use Mysql database now instead SQLite, and especially a remote server
2010/4/5 Leslie Harlley Watter <leslie at watter.org>:
> Hi Redi,
>>) Hello, have just become a Linux user (UbuntuStudio 8.04) and my passion is
>>) photography and graphics.
>>) I have an archive of approximately 230,000 photographs and I will manage.
>>) Digikam I have identified as the best program to do this.
>>) After reading the FAQ on your site without finding a clear answer to my
>>) problem, I ask myself the question directly:
>>) I want to put photos on a server (which will be backed up) and then see them
>>) and maintained by another computer (mainly from my notebook). Important is the
>>) aspect of being able to search the entire archive and it can also manage the
>>) notebook even if not connected to the server (ie offline).
>>) This is possible with digikam? How? Which version?
> Yes, you can. You can put your entire collection on an network volume and
> access it via NFS or Samba.
> In Digikam you just put you collection under the Settings -> Configure
> Digikam -> Connection on Network Shares. I'm using digikam compiled from source,
> but as far as I can remember, since version 1.0.0 you can use this option.
> Beware that your bottleneck will be your network, so you'll probably have a low
> startup of a big album.
> Leslie H. Watter
> "Wolves never look back", he whispered.
> Captain Carrot -- The Fifth Elephant
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