DigiKam 4.11.0 Released With Bug Fixes, Install/Update In Ubuntu 15.04/Linux Mint “Refaela” Or Other Darivatives
DigiKam 4.11.0 Features: An Overview
- Driving all digital camera types supported by Gphoto2 project:
- Over 1200 digital camera devices supported
- Serial connection
- USB connection
- USB/IEEE Mass storage connection
- Connecting autodetection of camera using HAL/KDE service
- Importing pictures from digital still cameras. Operations currently supported are:
- Deleting images
- Uploading images
- Lock images
- Auto-rename pictures during import
- Auto-rotate pictures during import
- Auto-creation of albums during import
- LossLess conversion during import
- Advanced camera information
- Capture images from the camera (GPhoto2 devices only)
- Plugins architectures
To ease development and to share code with other KDE applications, digiKam make use of two plugin architectures:
- Kipi plugins for lead interface.
- Image plugins for image editor.
Other than this there are many other features that you can dig into on the official page.
DigiKam 4.11.0 can be also installed on non-KDE Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 derivatives likeElementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, Linux Lite 2.0, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Pinguy OS 14.04 via the ppa:philip5/extra PPA, but will install a lot of KDE libraries, so it is not recommended.
So, follow the instructions for your system and desktop environment exactly, in order to get a successful installation.
What’s New DigiKam 4.11.0 Release?
Some of the bug fixes are below, for the full list of changes go here.
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip5/kubuntu-backports$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install digikam
To remove digiKam type –
$ sudo apt-get remove digikam