[Digikam-users] Packages of Digikam 5 beta 2 for Ubuntu 15.10 on my PPA

Dmitri Popov lazylegs at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 22:32:39 GMT 2015

Hi Philip,

Thank you so much for building digiKam packages for Ubuntu! I
installed it on Kubuntu 15.10, and everything works like a charm so


On Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 9:47 PM, Philip Johnsson
<philip.johnsson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Ubuntu users that use my PPA
> I have just uploaded packages of Digikam 5 beta 2 for Ubuntu 15.10. I
> packaged it so it can be tested as something extra to my packages of digikam
> 4.14 as digikam 5 beta 2 will share some common files with digikam 4 when
> they are installed on the same computer.
> If you use Ubuntu 15.10 you can test digikam 5 by installing my "extra" PPA
> with the following command:
> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip5/extra
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install digikam5 showfoto5
> If you haven't used my PPA before that will also give you an update of
> Digikam 4 to 4.14.
> In your system start menu you will find both Digikam (version 4) and Digikam
> 5 beta 2 that you can choose what to start (I'm not sure if it matters if
> you run them both at the exact same time with the same sqlite3 database but
> they can share the same database otherwise.). Remember that Digikam 5 is
> still beta software and not ready for production use. If you want to start
> digikam 5 from the command line you start it with the command "digikam5".
> The "digikam" command will start version 4 of Digikam.
> If you experience any conflicts or problems with the packages then just
> report it back to me and I'll try to fix it as soon as possible. Right now
> it should just work. Bugs in Digikam 5 should be reported back to the
> Digikam team so they can enhance Digikam 5 for the final release.
> Happy digikaming!
> Philip
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