[Digikam-users] Import photos from USB storage device

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Tue Apr 30 09:38:52 BST 2013

2013/4/30 Ross Lansdell <ross.lansdell at gmail.com>

> I installed DK from the Kubuntu package so had to install the debug
> package.
> If I enter "gdb digikam" as root  then gdb complains that it cannot find X
> and then halts.

Never as root. Just use a std user...

> Running as normal user starts DK normally but when the program freeze
> occurs, during access to the USB HDD, the only way to ext is by closing the
> active window which kills the program. Then there is no backtrace!

What do you see in console as debug messages ? Before to run digiKam, start
kdebugdialog, and switch on digiKam debug space : Digikam, KExiv2, KDcraw.

> Would it be better if I uninstalled DK and reinstalled using the current
> development package?

not sure. I suspect a prblem of memory allocation to store thumbnails from
icon view. I'm not sure...

Gilles Caulier
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