[Digikam-users] digikam not opening in Mint
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Sat Aug 20 20:06:53 BST 2011
Þann lau 20.ágú 2011 17:52, skrifaði Dr. Martin Senftleben:
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> Hi Paul (and others),
> Am 20.08.2011 19:37, schrieb Paul Verizzo:
>> Thanks all for suggestions, but here are my responses:
> I use Mint and have absolutely no problem with DigiKam. But you may need
> to install the KDE-support packages, since Mint comes with Gnome and
> digikam needs some packages from KDE which are not installed by default.
> Hope that helps.
Same here; using Mint for several years - DigiKam has always
worked nicely. Though there are extra repositories I
normally prefer to enable (for example the ppa's from Philip)*.
>> 1. Mint IS Ubuntu which IS Debian which all use the Debian package
>> system. Apparently some are not aware of the heritage and app loading
And Kubuntu IS known for having problems with KDE ;-)
>> 2. I'm not going to chase distros to find one that works to open digiKam.
>> 3. I'm not going to do things in console for the same reason.
No, but maybe you'd do it just to get more info on the problem.
>> 4. I want to use a program, not live for it.
>> At this rate and frustration level, I might just reclaim the space for
>> NTFS and continue with Windows digiKam.
Maybe I missed something; did you tell which version of Mint
and which version of DigiKam/Kipi etc... ?
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* My LinuxMint 11 GNOME has additional repos like:
http://ppa.launchpad.net/philip5/extra/ubuntu maverick main
http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/ppa/ubuntu maverick main
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