DigiKam 4.13.0 Released, Install/Upgrade In Ubuntu/Linux Mint Or Derivatives
DigiKam: Features At A Glance
Organize PhotosOrganization of Photos iClick to set custom HTML Albums and sub-Albums, Comments can be added to Albums and Tags can be added to Albums.
- 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 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 4.13.0 can be also installed on non-KDE Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 derivatives like Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint 6, Deepin 2014.3, Linux Lite 2.4, LXLE 14.04.3, Pinguy OS 14.04.3 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 4.13.0 Release?
Some of the bug fixes are below, for the full list of changes go here.
How to install DigiKam 4.13.0 on Kubuntu 14.10 and non KDE Ubuntu 14.04 derivatives
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip5/extra$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install digikam
How to install DigiKam 4.13.0 on Kubuntu 14.10, Kubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint 17 KDE systems, using KDE 4.14
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip5/kubuntu-backports$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install digikam