bookworm killed digikam import

gene heskett gheskett at
Sat Aug 19 18:43:54 BST 2023

On 6/25/23 04:28, Maik Qualmann wrote:
> Create a debug log of the terminal output when trying to download images from
> the camera. Don't forget to set the Qt debug variable, see here:
> Maik
> Am Sonntag, 25. Juni 2023, 04:18:05 CEST schrieb gene heskett:
>> On 6/24/23 15:53, Maik Qualmann wrote:
>>> I suspect that the gvfsd-gphoto2 service is running in Gnome Desktop and
>>> is
>>> blocking the USB port and no longer releasing it. digiKam does not use a
>>> kio* or gvfsd* service and requires direct access to the USB port.
>>> Problem has been reported several times. Disable the desktop service.
>>> Maik

Maik: As a relatively new bookworm user, how do I verify that, and then 
disable it? I think its kde/plasma running the desktop.
>> I should clarify that I can see the pix on the card in the camera, but
>> nothing happens when I try to dl the pix. I would think if the port is
>> open to let me see the pix, it had to dl it to show it to me, so whats
>> the difference between seeing it in the import window, and downloading
>> it? I killed it but it made no diff, as turning on the camera must have
>> caused it to run again as its back after turning on the camera and
>> getting the popup on screen that it has been detected
>>> Am Samstag, 24. Juni 2023, 20:51:55 CEST schrieb gene heskett:
>>>> Greetings all;
>>>> running the appimage of 7.8 or 8.0, I've lost the ability to download
>>>> the pix I can see in my camera. Both worked flawlessly in debian
>>>> bullseye, but not since upgrading to bookworm. Do I have the wrong
>>>> appimage (the same one that worked in bullseye as /home is separate and
>>>> was not formatted during the bookworm install) now? Formerly xfce4, now
>>>> gnome since xfce4 and wayland have problems yet.  gnomes appearance has
>>>> improved a lot since I last tried it.
>>>> Suggestions please.  And thanks
>>>> Cheers, Gene Heskett.
>>> .
>> Cheers, Gene Heskett.
> .

Cheers, Gene Heskett.
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