[Digikam-users] How to install latest digikam on ubuntu?

John Stumbles john at stumbles.org.uk
Tue Jan 31 12:11:27 UTC 2012

Forgot to mention, this is on Ubuntu 11.10 oneirc i386

On 31/01/12 11:00, John Stumbles wrote:
> I've been advised I should try dk 2.5 instead of the 2.1.1 that's
> shipped with ubuntu 11.10 'oneiric'.
> I found a 'ppa' (whatever that is) and instructions for using it at
> http://www.linuxnov.com/install-digikam-2-4-0-on-ubuntu-11-10-oneiric-ocelot-using-ppa/
> did: apt-add-repository ppa:philip5/extra
> and: apt-get update
> got: W: Failed to fetch
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/philip5/kde44/ubuntu/dists/oneiric/main/source/Sources
> 404 Not Found
> E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old
> ones used instead.
> and: apt-get install digikam
> but when I ran digikam (2.5.0) from the console I got:
> QSqlDatabasePrivate::removeDatabase: connection 'ConnectionTest' is
> still in use, all queries will cease to work.
> as usual, but then, after a couple of minutes of the splash screen it
> exited with:
> digikam: symbol lookup error: digikam: undefined symbol:
> _ZN4KIPI21ImageCollectionSharedD2Ev
> Googling this error takes me off in all different directions which looks
> like taking more time than I can currently spare to pursue and I'd
> really appreciate a heads-up if anyone knows how I should be going about
> this.

John Stumbles                                    http://stumbles.org.uk

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