[Digikam-users] Database lost
yggdrasil at gmx.co.uk
Sat Oct 1 14:21:01 BST 2011
Anders Lund <anders at alweb.dk> writes:
> On Fredag den 30. september 2011, Daniel MacPhee wrote:
>> I've been using Digikam for a couple of years now as it seems the best to
>> me for Linux systems. Currently I'm using version 1.2.0 on Ubuntu 10.04. I
>> just opened it and everything has disappeared!! I guess the database has
>> has got lost or something. I've used Digikam as my only photo filing
>> system so is there anyone who can suggest how I can recover the lost lost
>> tags and file structure etc.
> Are you sure the database is not there? You can look for it in the directory
> where you store your images, see in the digikam configuration. Use a file
> manager or the find(1) or locate(1) shell commands if you are familliar with
> the shell, the database name contains "digikam" and ends in ".db".
Open a shell and run
find . -iregex ".*digikam.*\.db$"
When you have located your database, it can be explored by using
sqliteman , if it doesn't open in digikam, and you can then see if
the database is corrupted or not.
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