[digiKam-users] Use file dialogs from the system doesn't seem to be working

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 18:20:20 GMT 2018

The option "Use File Dialogs from the system" is only for the file dialogs. 
This option also does not work in the AppImage, the platform plugins can not 
be compiled because of dependencies (KIO, GTK). Your problem is different. You 
can try running "kbuildsycoca5" in the console and see if the problem is 


Am Samstag, 24. Februar 2018, 19:03:51 CET schrieb Andrey Goreev:
> Hello,
> Debian 9 with KDE
> digikam 5.8.0 appimage (latest stable)
> no digikam from the official repos installed in the system ('cause it is
> ver. 4.5.0)
> I checked the box "use file dialogs from the system", restarted the digikam
> but "open with" menu is still empty. I can only type in a command there but
> none of the items from .local/share/applications being shown.
> Did I misunderstood what the setting does?
> Best regards,
> Andrey

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