is there any hope for a solution to my problem?

gene heskett gheskett at
Tue Aug 1 23:01:27 BST 2023

On 8/1/23 15:07, gene heskett wrote:
> On 7/27/23 02:04, Maik Qualmann wrote:
>>> I just found it, its a square outline only and its invisible until the
>>> mouse pointer is well centered on it, no damn wonder I could not find it
>>> from your description of a round button next to the trash can icon. Now
>>> lets see if it works.
>> Have you installed the Breeze Icon theme and activated it in the digiKam
>> settings?
>>> When I click on update with Pictures highlited, it opens a requestor and
>>> looks like I have to do it one subdir at a time, probably over 200 times
>>> for all of it, why can't I just do the whole thing in one swell foop?
>> You have created 200 collections? You added all subdirectories as 
>> collections,
>> seriously?
> no, just updated the path, to both Pictures and Photos, supposedly the 
> uuid of the raid, but it made no difference. At the end of an attempt to 
> import 4 pix from the camera, the png you've seen pops up again. I've 
> attached it.
> There is also a pair of digikam.db files. one dated in 2021 and one just 
> this morning of 450k and 5.5 megs named digikam3.db and digikam4.db
> I've also attached an image digiKam can't display, its been shrunk by 
> gimp to emailable size, sorta, 540+ kilobytes. s/b the bottom of a two 
> trees Sapphire-5 3d printer.  That would be saved by bullseye, only a 
> month or so old.
>> Sorry, start digiKam from scratch with a new database and 
>> configuration and
>> familiarize yourself with the digiKam collection idea.
> Bookmarked, but reading the bookmark is so different from what I'm 
> seeing and what I'm doing seems to be being ignored, as if digiKam has 
> no write perms to save anything.
>> With your other error messages, it is not possible to say without 
>> having a
>> sample image whether these images are defective or what the problem 
>> is. I'm
>> out of here now.
>> Maik
>> .
> Cheers, Gene Heskett.
My apologies, I must have posted 2 pix, the other one is the bottom of 
my 2 trees sp-5 printer.

Cheers, Gene Heskett.
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
  soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author, 1940)
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
  - Louis D. Brandeis
Genes Web page <>

More information about the Digikam-users mailing list