[digiKam-users] Export to remote storage

Dmitri Popov dmpop at tokyoma.de
Fri Aug 20 21:33:35 BST 2021

Ah, I see. Thanks for the explanation, Gilles!

Kind regards,
Tōkyō Made - https://tokyoma.de/

August 20, 2021 7:29 PM, "Gilles Caulier" <caulier.gilles at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Dmitri,
> The problem come from the file dialog.
> Go to Setup/Misc/Appareance and active native file dialog support option.
> Run again the export to remote... tool and look at the file dialog is the desktop one instead of
> the Qt base version.
> With the desktop file dialog, you will be able to nativage to the Network (at least with the KDE
> version, i don't know the Gnome one).
> Why 2 files dialog and why the Qt base by default : because under few linux (Ubuntu if i remember),
> the desktop file dialog crashes digiKam due to missing dependencies, or wrong packaging.
> The export to remote... tool is a specific KDE based plugin, using the KIO mechanism in the
> background. As I already explained in this room and in bugzilla, the technology is not easy to
> port, especially for Windows packaging. The tool is under migration to a pure Qt support only as we
> can use ssh connection with Qt Network backend, which is enough for digiKam use. KIO supports
> plenty of protocols but we don't need a bulldozer, especially if this one does not work as expected
> everywhere).
> BEst regards
> Gilles caulier
> Le ven. 20 août 2021 à 16:32, Dmitri Popov <dmpop at tokyoma.de> a écrit :
>> Hello,
>> Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but how is the Export To Remote Storage export plugin supposed
>> to work? The dialog window has the Select export location button. Pressing it opens the file
>> browser window that allows you to browse the local filesystem. What are you expected to select
>> here? There is also the empty Target location field. What is that one for?
>> I'd like to have a way to batch upload images to a remote server via SFTP or SSH. How should I go
>> about it?
>> Thank you in advance!
>> Kind regards,
>> Dmitri
>> ---
>> Tōkyō Made - https://tokyoma.de/

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