[digiKam-users] Database Configuration - Type SQLite only

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at gmail.com
Sun Nov 7 12:43:11 GMT 2021

Ubuntu's Snap packages are not a good choice, Snap uses a sandbox, and there 
are several problems with it.
If you can't choose anything other than SQLite, the digiKam version was 
compiled without MySQL support. If no current native Ubuntu packages from 
digiKam are available, use our AppImage. 


Am Sonntag, 31. Oktober 2021, 16:00:40 CET schrieb Patrick Refondini:
> Hi,
> The digiKam 7.3.0 version I installed does not let me choose
> any other database than SQLite. I would like to use MariaDb
> instead. I have read details here:
> https://docs.kde.org/trunk5/en/digikam-doc/digikam/using-setup.html#using-se
> tup-database
> Is this the correct behaviour or did I overlook something ?
> I joined a small printscreen to illustrate the behaviour in context,
> hoping this is ok with the mailing list rules.
> Using digiKam 7.3.0 on Ubuntu 18.04 installed with:
> sudo snap install digikam
> [sudo] password for dude:
> digikam 7.3.0 from KDE✓ installed
> MariaDb database also installed and running.
> Thanks for any direction to docs or FAQ I might have missed,
> Patrick

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