[Digikam-users] Downloading photos from camera with DigiKam 2.9

Mark Fraser mfraz74+kde at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 13:40:40 BST 2012

On Wednesday 05 Sep 2012 12:14:45 Gilles Caulier wrote:

> 2012/9/5 Mark Fraser <mfraz74+kde at gmail.com>:
> > Tried to download some photos from my camera - a Casio EX-H5 - for the
> > first time since upgrading to 2.9 and it doesn't seem to be working
> > properly.
> > 
> > In previous versions I used to be able to connect the camera, click on
> > "download photos with digikam" in the device notifier menu and digikam
> > would then load up along with the window to select the photos for
> > downloading.
> > 
> > Now, it just opens the main digikam window and just sits there. In the
> > Import -> cameras menu there is an entry for CASIO COMPUTER CASIO QV
> > DIGITAL PTP (auto-detected), but that also does nothing. The only way I
> > could import photos is by selecting Import > USB PTP class camera.
> > 
> > Do I need to file a bug for what seems to be a regression from 2.8?
> It's probably a problem relevant of GPhoto2 library. This kind of
> camera device needs a PTP drivers which is implemented into GPhoto2.
> digiKam use GPhoto2 drivers.
> I don't know any change in digiKam about your problem. Sound like
> dysfunction is a side-effect outside digiKam.
> Please report first this problem to GPhoto2 team.

Where do I report GPhoto2 bugs? BTW, I forgot to mention that I'm using 
Philip's PPA on Kubuntu 12.04 and KDE 4.9.

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