[Digikam-users] Digikam 2.0 runs only once before corrupting the DB

Anders Stedtlund falolaf at gmail.com
Sat Aug 20 18:17:24 BST 2011

2011/8/20 Marie-Noëlle Augendre <mnaugendre at gmail.com>:
> Digikam has run without a problem with Fedora up to now. In fact, I
> even choosed Fedora because the new versions of Digikam were available
> in the official repositories much more quickly than with Ubuntu; the
> same for other programs, too.
> As for now, I have upgraded to Fedora 15, changed Gnome to XFCE and
> upgraded to Digikam 2.0 in a couple of days.
> Even if there are some glitches that need attention, that cannot
> justify leaving Fedora; I use Digikam a lot, but it is only one
> program among many others that I use regularly too.
> As for solving the problem, there is an error message at the beginning
> of the trace, that has no meaning for me:
> libdc1394 error: Failed to initialize libdc1394
> Maybe a developer can explain what it means, and in which direction I
> should look for.

Do you have libdc1394 installed?

I have it in openSUSE 11.4 and that's a dependencie for digiKam.

Maybe problems with packaging in your repos.


> Marie-Noëlle
> 2011/8/20 sleepless <sleeplessregulus at hetnet.nl>:
>> Except for now dk 2.0 won´t run. But I don´t doubt you have good reasons for
>> your point of view, for me it was the other way around, after experimenting
>> with a couple of other distro´s I made a soft landing on Ubuntu, it let me
>> do anything I want, I am very close at the point of slamming the door in
>> windows face, which is my ultimate goal and would give so much joy after all
>> the misery it brought into my life.
>> I hope you will solve your problem soon.
>> Rinus
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