[Digikam-users] digikam 1.2.0 slows down

Frank Hommes mailinglist at freanki.net
Fri Jul 23 11:20:29 CEST 2010


is it just digikam that slows down? With digikam 1.3 I have to problem 
that it loads all thumbnails into memory until the memory is full. So 
the whole system will get slow until I restart digikam.


On 07/23/2010 10:26 AM, Tim Jenness wrote:
> I have the exact same problem. I think it's leaking somewhere. I can rate
> photos really quickly but after a hundred or so I feel like I'm walking
> through molasses. I haven't tried 1.3.0 yet (partly because it takes the
> gentoo packager so long to update a release).
> Tim
> 2010/7/22 Dr. Martin Senftleben<drmartinus at drmartinus.de>
>> Hi,
>> I'm using 1.2.0 as it is the currently available version for LinuxMint.
>> Desktop is Gnome. DigiKam is a marvellous tool! However, I have performance
>> problems. Back from vacation, I have to work my way through about 15.000
>> pictures. Initially they are all in one folder, so I can separate the good
>> from the bad ones.
>> I give tags, comments, evaluate the images, crop and rotate a few and then
>> move them to their respective places = other folders. I use, as is obvious,
>> also the editor.
>> After having gone through about 100 images in this manner, I find that
>> digikam slows down quite a bit, up to the point that I have to wait for a
>> minute for changes to apply to the image I'm just working on. After a
>> restart, everything is fine again, changes are applied instantaneously.
>> Is there a way to bypass the need to restart digikam? Is this a known
>> problem that has been solved in 1.3?
>> Thanks!
>> Martin
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