"open with..." does not work for kuickshow, why?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 16:24:17 GMT 2017

Probably the link to the desktop service is broken. digiKam do not know the
application available. It ask to the desktop which return a list of
services. DigiKam call it, apssing the url of the images. So it's delegate
to the desktop. Check your services configuration (in KDE look in control

Gilles Caulier

2017-02-25 15:45 GMT+01:00 Daniel Bauer <linux at daniel-bauer.com>:

> Hi,
> another small thing: I use kuickshow for various tasks, and I could always
> select one or more images in album view and then right-click and "open
> with... -> kuickshow".
> Kuickshow still appears in the context menu (dk 5.3.0), but clicking it
> does just nothing. The other entries (gimp etc. work). Kuickshow works in
> all other surroundings (from dolphin, from command line, from desktop...).
> What can I do to start it successfully from digikam, too?
> (Please do not rant about my use of a very old program like kuickshow; for
> me it is the perfect one for some work I often do and there is nothing that
> comes close to it for my personal purposes and likes)
> Daniel
> --
> Daniel Bauer photographer Basel Barcelona
> http://www.daniel-bauer.com
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