Digikam dropbox

Dennis Powless claven123 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 20:19:24 BST 2017

It’s on the laptop, the original one.  What do you feel is the solution?  I can move the DB files on the laptop to another folder.  How do I use digikam on both the laptop and the desktop?  Separate DB files, on each?


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> On Oct 6, 2017, at 8:28 AM, Remco Viëtor <remco.vietor at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
>> On jeudi 5 octobre 2017 18:00:36 CEST Dennis Powless wrote:
>> I installed digikam on my laptop and set it up and it works as described.
>> I later installed it on my desktop and was doing the set up and have errors.
>> I'm running ubuntu 16.04 LTS on both machines.
>> Digikam 5.5.0 on both.
>> My photos are stored in a dropbox folder that is shared between both
>> computers, same name different ultimate paths to the folder.  I had saved
>> the database information to that shared folder also.
> And there you might have the problem:
> the settings dialog states that a remote file system can not be used for the 
> databases. A folder shared between two computers must necessarily be on a 
> remote file system for at least one of the two.
> The collections can be on a remote file system.
> Remco

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