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HOW TO INSTALL DIGIKAM DIGITAL PHOTO MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE IN UBUNTU 16.04

HOW TO INSTALL DIGIKAM DIGITAL PHOTO MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE IN UBUNTU 16.04

HOW TO INSTALL DIGIKAM DIGITAL Photo Management Software IN UBUNTU 16.04

Introduction

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The Digikam application was mainly developed for KDE environment but it’s also nicely working on other desktop environments. Recently digiKam 5.7.0 has been released on Sep 12 2017 with new features, updates & fixes. It’s an nice light weight application comes with various features mentioned below :

  • You can export images from Digikam photo management software to various popular image related websites & Social media sites like Flickr, Facebook…etc..
  • So many plugins are available for Digikam application to get more features.
  • Nicely edit images
  • Burn Images to CD/DVD.
  • Supports various image formats i.e. PNG, GIF, JPEG…etc..
  • Can Import Images from electronic devices like Hard Drives, Flash Drives, Digital Camera and so on.
  • Create Print Layouts using Digikam digital photo management software.
  • Export photo albums by mail.

Follow the below steps to install Digikam digital photo management software in Ubuntu 16.04

Before start the installation of Digikam digital photo management software we have to install official repository of that as Digikam is not a part of default repository of Ubuntu 16.04. So to install the PPA repository follow the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip5/extra   # Install the PPA repository
[sudo] password for elinuxbook: 
 Ubuntu experimental rolling release repository.

Mainly assorted media apps and other programs that I use myself or by requests. 
 More info: https://launchpad.net/~philip5/+archive/ubuntu/extra
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpzu5yjqx7/secring.gpg' created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpzu5yjqx7/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: requesting key 43C56F3F from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: /tmp/tmpzu5yjqx7/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key 43C56F3F: public key "Launchpad extra" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)
OK

After installing the official PPA repository let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update   # Update Packages & Repositories
Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease                                  
Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/philip5/extra/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                   
Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                             
Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

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Now we are ready to install Digikam digital photo management software package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install digikam   # Install Digikam Package
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  breeze-icon-theme digikam-data docbook-xml docbook-xsl enblend enfuse ffmpegthumbs fonts-dejavu fonts-dejavu-extra freeglut3 hugin hugin-data hugin-tools icoutils
  kactivities kate-data katepart kde-runtime kde-runtime-data kde-style-breeze kde-style-breeze-qt4 kdelibs-bin kdelibs5-plugins kdoctools kipi-plugins
  kipi-plugins-common libakonadi-contact4 libakonadi-kde4 libakonadiprotocolinternals1 libastro1-qt4 libbaloocore4 libbaloofiles4 libbalooxapian4 libdmtx0a libgif7
.
.
Need to get 139 MB/144 MB of archives.
After this operation, 468 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y   ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation

As you can see above we have successfully installed the Digikam digital photo management software package. To confirm the same refer the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -l digikam   # Confirm the installed Package
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                                 Version                 Architecture            Description
+++-====================================-=======================-=======================-=============================================================================
ii  digikam                              4:4.14.0-xenial~ppa3    amd64                   digital photo management application for KDE

Now to open the application just type the command digikam on shell prompt. Refer the command below.

[email protected]:~$ digikam   # Open the Digikam application

After open the application for first time the below screen will come in front of you and you have to do some settings for Digikam application.  Here just click on Next.

START THE DIGIKAM DIGITAL PHOTO MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE INSTALLATION

START THE DIGIKAM DIGITAL PHOTO MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE INSTALLATION

Now set the installation path for the application and then click on Next. Refer the snapshot below.

SET INSTALLATION PATH

SET INSTALLATION PATH

Here you have to configure RAW file handling settings. I will go with default settings and click on Next.

RAW IMAGE EDITING SETTING

RAW IMAGE EDITING SETTING

Now here keep the metadata storage settings as default and then click on Next.

METADATA STORAGE SETTING

METADATA STORAGE SETTING

Configure open file behavior and click on Next.

CONFIGURE OPEN FILE BEHAVIOR

CONFIGURE OPEN FILE BEHAVIOR

Configure digikam preview behavior then click on Next.

CONFIGURE DIGIKAM PREVIEW BEHAVIOR

CONFIGURE DIGIKAM PREVIEW BEHAVIOR

Contextual Tooltips settings. Click on Next.

CONTEXTUAL TOOLTIPS

CONTEXTUAL TOOLTIPS

Click on Finish to complete the configuration.

CLICK ON FINISH

CLICK ON FINISH

Digikam digital photo management software.

OPEN DIGIKAM DIGITAL PHOTO MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

OPEN DIGIKAM DIGITAL PHOTO MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Digikam Package Version

DIGIKAM APPLICATION VERSION

DIGIKAM APPLICATION VERSION

You can also open the Digikam digital photo management software graphically using search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.

OPEN DIGIKAM APPLICATION GRAPHICALLY

OPEN DIGIKAM APPLICATION GRAPHICALLY

To uninstall the Digikam digital photo management software package use the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -r digikam   # Uninstall the Digikam Package
dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'tomahawk' missing; assuming package has no files currently installed
(Reading database ... 209882 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing digikam (4:4.14.0-xenial~ppa3) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...

This is how we can install Digikam digital photo management software in Ubuntu 16.04. If you found this article useful then Like us, Share this post on your preferred Social media, Subscribe our Newsletter OR if you have something to say then feel free to comment on the comment box below.

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