Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at
Mon Dec 15 20:57:05 GMT 2014

libkgeomap is a wrapper between marble for local map, OpenStreetMap,
and GoogleMaps, to display geolocated items place over a world map.

A widget is provided, and collection of tools to process :

- Reverse Geocoding,
- Tracks management,
- Selection over map to process searches.

It used in digiKam to :

- show geolocation info about selected items from icon view,
- show a map with region selector to process searches
- show a big map view to replace icon-view by a map with all items superimposed.

It used too, in kipi-plugins with GPSSync tool to :

- Correlate items with a GPX track
- Made GPS track
- Perform reverse Geocoding using Internet server.

Project page :

API Doc :

Gilles Caulier

2014-12-15 21:46 GMT+01:00 Albert Astals Cid <aacid at>:
> El Diumenge, 14 de desembre de 2014, a les 18:57:44, Tobias Leupold va
> escriure:
>> Hi list!
>> recently, I requested to move libkface from extragear/libs to to
>> kdegraphics/libs, because KPhotoAlbum began to use it as the first
>> non-Digikam program. This has been done in the meantime and now, we have a
>> Digikam- independent libkface release to be found in unstable/applications
>> (which can be used by distributors to create Digikam-independent libkface
>> packages). Thanks again for the move :-)
>> Recently, we started to use another library from Digikam in KPhotoAlbum,
>> libkgeomap. Would it be possible (of course after some review etc.) to do
>> the same with this library, for the same reasons? Probably,
>> kdegraphics/libs would not be the right place for libkgeomap, as it depends
>> on Marble, but kde-edu.
>> Gilles Caulier from Digikam recently suggested that I asked for that,
>> because apparently a lot of patching has been done to libkgeomap so that a
>> stand-alone library release would be possible. I'm sure that the libkgeomap
>> maintainers (esp. Gilles Caulier) will gladly change what has to be changed
>> to get an independent release, and we would get the same benefits of it as
>> the libkface move made.
>> What do you think?
> What does libkgeomap do?
> Cheers,
>   Albert
>> Cheers, Tobias

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