[digiKam-users] HELP editing images in GIMP or Photoshop

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 13:08:57 GMT 2021

Linux Zorin is for Windows switchers and is based on Ubuntu with Wine. I 
suspect it is the Ubuntu digiKam Snap package. This uses a sandbox, so there 
is no access to the file system. Configure the snap package or use a 
repository with native digiKam packages or use our AppImage. 


Am Sonntag, 5. Dezember 2021, 13:54:36 CET schrieb Remco Viëtor:
> On dimanche 5 décembre 2021 12:52:34 CET Dr Mark A. Garlick wrote:
> > Hello
> > 
> > I have installed Digikam on Linux Zorin and so far so good - except
> > that I cannot edit any of my images in anything other than the default
> > showFoto. If I go to Open With > Other.. neither GIMP nor Photoshop CS6
> > is listed as an option. If I try to browse to the executable, the
> > browser does not give me access to the folders where these apps are
> > installed. It simply shows only a selection of folders, not the whole
> > folder tree. If I try to past the path the the relevant executable, I
> > get an error saying it's not an executable.
> > 
> > I really need access to at least GIMP. I am using Digikam 7.3.0.
> > 
> > Any ideas?
> > 
> > Many thanks.
> GIMP should work, if it is installed. No idea if that's done by default on
> Zorin.
> Photoshop never has existed in a Linux version, so the best you
> can hope for is that it runs under Wine, which is not guaranteed. Again,
> both Wine and photoshop need to be installed on your computer.
> And if you indeed get the message that the GIMP is found, but not
> executable, perhaps check permissions?

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