[Digikam-users] Re: Changing Digikam environment
jldeshpande at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 17:27:57 CEST 2010
Best luck for the switch over,but before that,I humbly request you to
test PCLinuxoS2010-KDE in virtual box or with a live CD.It is a rolling
distro giving latest applications. You need not install every after 6
months,though necessary after @ 3 years approximately.
We (PCLinuxoS users) got Digikam 1.5 on the date of it's release,see at
No distro is 100% perfect/stable but I prefer PCLinuxoS over bleeding
edge Fedora.Moreover I need not install every after 6 months and can use
my time & energy in getting acquainted with applications, mastering them
to the extent possible and getting some output!
Regarding /"as I will have two different computers with the same
distribution, can I move my images and database to an external drive so
I can use it with either computer?"......../pl. go through the tips at
There ' Andreas Tono' mentions that " / Think about the timestamps
for each file in the filesystem.
If digikam keeeps that also in the database you may get a problem." /
'Lucky Backup' has nice GUI,is fast & is based upon 'rsync'.....this may
Pl. request ' Darren Kirby
' for his experience reg the data transfer to new hard disk at the
above mentioned post/link. His feed backs will help many others.
On 10/23/2010 01:50 PM, Marie-Noëlle Augendre wrote:
> I intend to switch quite soon from Ubuntu to Fedora (Digikam 1.5 is
> already available with this distro).
> This will be the first time I'll desinstall a system to put another
> one in its place. Is there anything I should know before doing that,
> or will Digikam work "straight out of the box" with the new
> distribution and my current images?
> Additionally, as I will have two different computers with the same
> distribution, can I move my images and database to an external drive
> so I can use it with either computer?
> Thanks for answers,
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