[Digikam-users] digiKam 4.0.0 hanging after checking "ICC repository" in OSX 10.10
wtmonroe.ls at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 14:42:24 GMT 2014
Thanks for your reply! Your response suggests that I could avoid some of
the problems I experienced installing on OSX if I followed your tutotrial,
installed the relevant packages from macports and then built the latest
version of digiKam from source rather than just installing digiKam from
macports as I've done. I'll give that a try.
On Nov 29, 2014 4:26 AM, "Gilles Caulier" <caulier.gilles at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2014-11-26 18:06 GMT+01:00 Monroe, Will <wtmonroe.ls at gmail.com>:
> > Hello,
> > I'm new to digiKam and the listserv. After doing a fair amount of
> > to find the best open source photo management tool to use on a few
> > running Xubuntu 14.04 and OSX 10.10, I've settled on digiKam. The
> > tutorials from http://ninedegreesbelow.com/ describing how to use
> > for digital asset management were a big part of my decision.
> > Installing digiKam on Xubuntu 14.04 has been very simple. No troubles at
> > all. But installing digiKam on OSX 10.10 has been a little difficulty.
> > Here's what I've done:
> > 1. Installed macports
> > 2. Ran 'sudo port install digikam' to successfully install digiKam (see
> > install log http://bit.ly/1xTvZDw).
> No. Macports team is late to update digiKam under OSX. It still 4.0.0.
> I use digiKam under my Macbook (in parallel of Linux of course). Here
> i use current code. This is my tutorial (just updated) :
> The whole current Macports packages still used, but not digiKam.
> Current implementation from KDE git repository is used
> > 3. Ran 'launchctl load -w
> > /Library/LaunchAgents/org.freedesktop.dbus-session.plist'
> > 4. Started digiKam which, during first run, allowed me to choose various
> > options for photo import, etc. However, digiKam hangs when the splash
> > displays "checking ICC repository" (see log http://bit.ly/1xTw3Dq).
> I fixed something about in last version, if i remember...
> Gilles Caulier
> > I've tried logging out, restarting, deleting all preferences, and I've
> > completely uninstalled macports and removed all associated files using
> > method http://bit.ly/1yc1JTs Although re-installation seems to be
> > successful, I still have run into the same problem each time.
> > I've searched a bit for similar errors and most the advice seems to
> > running:
> > 'launchctl load -w
> > and/or
> > 'sudo chown -R $USER ~/Library/Preferences/KDE'
> > I've also found a recommendation here
> > https://community.kde.org/Mac#Running_KDE_Applications suggesting that
> > running
> > 'launchctl load -w
> > /Library/LaunchDaemons/org.freedesktop.dbus-system.plist'
> > with 'sudo' is preferable to running as a normal user. I'm not quite
> > what to make of that discrepancy but my '~/Library/Preferences/KDE' all
> > belong to my user account or to 'staff' so I can't see what the problem
> > might be.
> > I'm also not sure how to proceed with my troubleshooting at this point.
> > anyone has advice on how to proceed, I would greatly appreciate it.
> > All the best,
> > Will
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