[Digikam-users] Digikam on Kubuntu Trusty

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Mon May 12 21:41:07 BST 2014

A lots of amount of crashes have been reported recently due to a bug
introduced in... sqlite.

Updating this external component, including QtSqlite plugin solve the
problem. Look this UPSTREAM file from bugzilla for details :


Gilles Caulier

2014-05-12 22:26 GMT+02:00 kaefert at gmail.com <kaefert at gmail.com>:
> Well. I guess you could say it like that:
> Digikam is the most feature rich open-source photo management
> software, but sadly it's not the most stable one.
> (I've also experienced numerous bugs & crashes with 3.5 and 4.0.0
> beta4 which are the two versions I've tried up to now)
> Regards, Thomas K.
> 2014-05-12 22:20 GMT+02:00 Philippe Clérié <philippe at gcal.net>:
>> I am getting pretty discouraged with Digikam on Kubuntu. 3.3 from
>> precise-Kubuntu-backports was unusable: most editing functions I use simply
>> did not work. Ï have upgraded to Trusty (digikam 3.5) last week. While the
>> editing functions are now back to normal, I am experiencing numerous
>> crashes: I have not been able to keep digikam open for an hour at a time.
>> At the moment I have not identified a pattern. I have had crashes:
>> - while changing from one album to another;
>> - while applying tags to 3 to 6 photos at a time;
>> - while approving edits in the editor;
>> - while saving to new file after edits;
>> - while returning from the editor.
>> However, a cursory look at the bug trackers don't show anything I could
>> quickly identify with. So maybe I am experiencing a local issue.
>> I have not tried any other distribution. I just don't see why, say Fedora,
>> would package a version that does not crash as much. It's the same source
>> code. Right?
>> Anyway, I was wondering if there are others seeing this sort of thing or
>> whether I am all alone out there?
>> Thanks
>> --
>> Philippe
>> ------
>> The trouble with common sense it that it is so uncommon.
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