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Digikam is a photo viewer, organiser and editor.

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Software to run a slideshow and display specific EXIF data

I am looking for software to display a slideshow of my many photos (in multiple folders/sub-folders). In addition to randomly displaying a photo and then automatically moving to a different image, I ...
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How to fix undefined symbol error for Digikam on Ubuntu 22.04

I have upgraded a number of computers from Ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04. After the update, I cannot run DigiKam on one of them. I tried to remove, purge and reinstall digikam, libgdal, and libblosc1 - ...
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Digikam - How to view thumbnail icons in 22.04

Since installing Ubuntu 22.04 icons are missing on the thumbnails images in Digikam. In particular, the mini icon top right of a globe to signify "this item has geolocation information" is ...
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Not able to import photos into digiKam from second hard drive

I have two drives on my desktop. One 1tb drive where I have my programs installed (including digiKam) and a larger secondary drive where I store photos etc. I'm trying to import my photos from the ...
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digiKam 7.4.0 can't change wallpaper - ubuntu 21.10

digiKam won’t let me set any images for wallpaper! How should I do that? Cannot change wallpaper image from current desktop with file:///mnt/A4DCE4A0DCE46DCC/----/Pictures/----/----.jpeg Error: The ...
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Digikam changes several times folder DigiCam where are located all pictures suddently changed to file DigiCam

All my photos are located in directory /Pictures/DigiCam/ I use DigiKam software to view and manage my photos. One day when I launched DigiKam to view and update same pictures, I been notified that ...
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Digikam: Copy and Paste images

I would like to copy some images from Digikam to Nautilus. Somehow I prefer ctrl-c and ctrl-v to drag+drop. The context-menu in Nautilus is empty, although I selected and copied some files in Digikam. ...
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DigiKam update not showing thumbnails after upgrade

Upgraded Ubuntu to 20.04.02 and digiKam (upgraded to 6.4.0) now shows only handful of thumbnails (out of about 12,000 in the db). db location (Settings, Configure Digikam, etc) is correct. Digikam ...
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Can digikam view DICOM (x-rey images) files

Is there a plugin or extension or something similar so that digikam can view DICOM pictures? I know there are several viewers available and I currently use Aeskulap but it would be nice to have these ...
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From DigiKam to WhatsApp?

I want to send an image which I see in DigiKam via WhatsApp. What is the easiest way to do this?
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Unable to import/export photos using Digikam

I am trying to use the option import or export photos in Digikam to Google photos. Every time I click the option, a window opens up and crashes the whole program. The error in terminal says: Error ...
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How to uninstall the snap version of digiKam?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04, and just installed the digiKam snap via the snap store. It won't run. Further, when I use these terminal commands ... sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get autoremove digikam I'...
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digiKam Uninstall from 18.04

I installed digiKam on my Ubuntu 18.04 machine. Now since I don't use it I'd like it removed. I used the Ubuntu Software pkg and Removed it. But, it still shows on my Brave desktop and if I click on ...
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digikam - error while loading shared libraries: libcudart.so.8.0

When I launch digikam I get an error about a cuda missing library (this is happening since I removed cuda more or less cleanly to solve something else): hippo@hippo-camp:~$ digikam<BR> digikam: ...
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ubuntu 18.04 issues with digikam [duplicate]

I have just upgraded to 18.04 and am trying to install upgrades and or new programd via the terminal. I get the following message digikam-private-libs : Depends: libkf5sane5 (>= 4.3.4) but it is ...
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Copy face tags from one set of pictures to the same pictures in higher resolution

I have added face tags to a set of 800 pictures using digikam. I will receive the same set of pictures in higher resolution next week and wanted to know if and how I can copy these face tags from the ...
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how will an in place upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 affect any installed programs

I just tried to install 18.04 on a new system and discovered that in 18.04 the three packages I use for photography that interfaced fine don't seem to work as well, or at all. the three packages are ...
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Reverse geocoding not working in digikam

Running digikam 5.6.0 on Kubuntu 18.04. I have several images with geolocation data. When I select these and Edit Geolocation -> Reverse Geocoding -> Open Street Map -> Apply Reverse Geocoding It ...
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Problem with Digikam in Ubuntu 17.10

I was using Digikam on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.04. After upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10, I was able to install Digikam by logging into Ubuntu on Xorg and using Synaptic, but the application is not ...
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No Print assistant in DigiKam 5.4.0

I have DigiKam 5.4 on Ubuntu 16.04. The sub-menu options print and print assistant are missing from the Item drop-down menu at the top, it ends at Edit Geolocation. I have looked at FAQ and Google ...
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digiKam 4.14.0 cannot download photos from my PTP camera in Kubuntu 16.10

Ubuntu 16.10/Kubuntu 16.10 ship with the photo management program digiKam 4.14.0. digiKam 4.14.0 can detect my PTP camera (Canon Powershot G1 X); the camera is listed under "Import -> Cameras -> xyz"....
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digiKam installation problems on 16.04 [duplicate]

I have upgraded to 16.04 LTS from 14.04 as advised by Updater on 28 July 2016 The problem is: The software, DigiKam did not install. It is not installed from Ubuntu Software also. I have tried with ...
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Digikam Geotag, drag and drop not working

I use Digikam 5 to organize my fotos. Recently I started to use the geotagging function, but what isn't working is to drag and drop fotos on the right position of the google maps window. Window ...
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why are jpeg previews included with each photo in the directory?

i have uploaded a bunch of RAW photos on my ubuntu device from an SD card, and what i am finding is that in each directory where my photos are stored, there is also a jpeg preview right next to it. ...
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digikam: organize imported images by date

I am using digikam to import and organize pictures on my hard disks. It seems that digikam is not reading the metadata to catalogue the pictures by date. How can I force digikam to read the ...
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Missing Digikam geotagging on Kubuntu 15.10

After Kubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10 I miss the function to geotag my photos with digikam. The complete menu entry is missing. Is this an known bug? How can I solve it?
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Digikam cannot play mp4 video in slideshow

With Kubuntu 15.04 and Digikam 4.13.0, Libkipi 2.2.0, videos can be viewed as preview (click in thumbnail), but not in a slideshow. During the slideshow, only a black screen is shown instead of the ...
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How can I solve 'memory leak' of Digikam 4.12 in Ubuntu 14.04 during maintenance?

I wouldn't wanna miss Digikam: it fulfills all my needs (and much more). Unfortunately, I ran into some serious trouble, so that much functionality is lost: during maintenance tasks, the program ...
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Program[Digikam] chooses wrong qt lib and crashes

I run Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. Digikam used to work but recently stopped working. I was wondering if someone could help me work a way to resolve this issue. I've had a response from the Digikam mailing ...
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Upgraded and digikam ignores most folders

I have a new laptop and I've copied across my photo collection and digikam set up. But when I open up digikam, it shows me very few of my albums. I faithfully copied across my settings, including: ~...
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Show photo/video slideshow with photo captions

I'm trying to find a straightforward way to create a date-ordered slideshow from a directory that contains a mix of photos and videos (e.g. the output of a smartphone camera from a holiday). Ideally ...
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dependencies not met while installing digikam 4

The following packages have unmet dependencies: digikam: Depends: libqtcore4 (>= 4:4.8.0) but 4:4.8.5+git192-g085f851+dfsg-2ubuntu4 is to be installed Depends: libqtgui4 (>= 4:4.8.0) ...
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Update software in the software center (Shotwell and Digikam)

I'm trying to use the software center to get updated packages. I would like to like to update some beloved packages to the latest stable version: Shotwell (0.20.1) and Digikam (4.4.0). I recently ...
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How to install Digikam on Ubuntu 14.04?

It seems that Digikam was removed from Ubuntu 14.04. Why was that? Considering that Digikam is the only photo organizer which works with geo-tagged photos, what would be the best way to install ...
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xport list of duplicate images on digikam/findimagedupes/fsplint/geeqie

I have 60000 images. And when I ask any of the following tools to come up with similar photos, all of them pop out a big list of around 3000 names of images. digikam gives a cool UI which lets me see ...
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How to export from Digikam to Google+

Digikam is an excellent photo management program which has built in support to easily export images to PicassaWeb. Picassa is now owned by Google, who are deprecating it in favour of Google Plus. How ...
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Menubar in digiKam

I do not see menu bar after fresh install of digiKam (3.1.0). It was never displayed. I found that maybe edit of ~/.kde/share/config/digikamrc would help, but there is no MenuBar=Disabled anywhere. ...
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How to migrate from Windows Live Photogallery to digiKam?

I'm thinking about moving from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu. I have been very happy with the Windows Live Photogallery application for managing my photos. I have a simple folder structure having one folder ...
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How to organize/sort images by EXIF image data

I have recovered images from a lost partition and I need to sort them or put them into a folder by the creation date in the EXIF data of each image. I have installed digiKam and also shotwell but ...
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digiKam 3.3.0 install

So let me start by saying I'm new to Ubuntu and am yet to successfully install anything from a tarball... I'm trying to install the digiKam 3.3.0 software package and after finally getting open CV 4....
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How to make digiKam remember Google's Two-factor Authentication password?

I use digiKam on Kubuntu 12.10 to organise my photos and really like being able to upload to Picasaweb using kipiplugins. Unfortunately after having set up Google two-factor authentication I now need ...
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Dependancies not met while instaling digikam 2.9

I'm trying to install digikam 2.9 from http://ppa.launchpad.net/philip5/kubuntu-backports/ubuntu Here is the message I got: Les paquets suivants ont des dépendances non-satisfaites : digikam: ...
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How to change DigiKam icon

I installed digikam. It is great program but I do not like the icon :). Can anybody help me how can it be changed or replaced or whatever for the nicer icon? Thank you all in advance.
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Digikam: What's the problem?

I installed Digikam by using the Philip5-PPA. When I run it I get the error below. This is by running it through gdb: Starting program: /usr/bin/digikam /usr/bin/digikam: error while loading shared ...
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How can I run Digikam after installing it?

I have installed Digikam in the Software Center on my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS system but I cannot find it. I have checked out Applications but it is not there. I know I have it because when I view the ...
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Import images from camera in KDE with particular directory structure

I have been using f-spot for a few years to manage my photo archive, which is about 50K images at the moment. With the development of f-spot slowing down in the recent years and me switching to KDE, I'...
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How do you disable the global menu in digikam?

I use digikam which suffers from a bug that means the editor loses its menu after the first launch. In 11.04 I could disable the global menu for digikam by launching it with: APPMENU_DISPLAY_BOTH=1 ...
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Can I tag photos in digikam using only the keyboard?

Ideally I want to hit a key combo and start typing the name of a tag while a dialog box shows a list of matching tags I can select from (a bit like the tag box when you ask a question on this site :). ...
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Can I Install Digikam without installing most of KDE?

I'd like to transition from F-Spot to Digikam because I fully believe it to be a better application for my needs, as somebody who takes and post-processes a lot of photos. The problem is... Well, I ...
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