[Digikam-users] Digikam freezing

David King linuxman at avoura.com
Fri Jun 20 17:34:52 BST 2014

All was well with Digikam after creating the new database, and then 
suddenly it crashed completely (not frozen, just disappeared from the 
screen) -- I just clicked on a folder on the left and it all went.

David K

On 20/06/14 15:12, David King wrote:
> Further to previous comments, I decided to look for the Digikam database
> files, which I found in the Pictures folder which I had set as root for
> Digikam.
> I renamed digikam4.db and digikam4.db-journal and then restarted
> Digikam. This time it took a while to get started, but once it did, it
> all seems to be working again (so far) without freezing, having created
> new database files.
> Hopefully it will stay okay, but I wonder what caused the database to be
> locked? Maybe from when it was open before and did not shut down cleanly?
> David K

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