How to install Digikam 5.6.0 on Ubuntu 18.04
To install Digikam 5.6.0 on Ubuntu 18.04
DigiKam 5.6.0 is an advanced digital photo management application for KDE Linux, which makes importing as well as organizing digital photos a “snap”. The photos are organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by folder layout or by custom collections. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of Digikam on Ubuntu 18.04.
Update the system repository using the following command
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
Install the Digikam package using the following command
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install digikam -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: apache2-bin apache2-data apache2-utils libapr1 libaprutil1 libaprutil1-dbd-sqlite3 libaprutil1-ldap Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: catdoc digikam-data digikam-private-libs ffmpegthumbs gdal-data i965-va-driver kactivities-bin kactivitymanagerd kinit kio kpackagelauncherqml kpackagetool5 kwayland-data kwayland-integration liba52-0.7.4 libaacs0 libaec0 libaribb24-0 libarmadillo8 libarpack2 libass9 libastro1 libavcodec57 libavdevice57 libavfilter6 libavformat57 libavresample3 . . Setting up libkf5plasmaquick5:amd64 (5.44.0-0ubuntu3) ... Setting up qml-module-org-kde-kirigami2 (5.44.0-0ubuntu1) ... Setting up plasma-framework (5.44.0-0ubuntu3) ... Setting up libopencv-objdetect3.2:amd64 (3.2.0+dfsg-4build2) ... Setting up marble-data (4:17.12.3-0ubuntu1) ... Setting up libastro1 (4:17.12.3-0ubuntu1) ... Setting up libmarblewidget-qt5-28 (4:17.12.3-0ubuntu1) ... Setting up digikam-private-libs (4:5.6.0-0ubuntu10) ... Setting up marble-plugins (4:17.12.3-0ubuntu1) ... Setting up digikam (4:5.6.0-0ubuntu10) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for libvlc-bin:amd64 (3.0.3-1-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for dbus (1.12.2-1ubuntu1) ...
Once Installation is done you can access the Digikam from the Menu as shown here
You will see the welcome page of Digikam
Configure the location setup as follow
Configure the Database setup
Configure the Raw file setup
Configure the metadata storage setup as shown below
Configure the Preview setup
Configure the Open file setup as follow
Choose the contextual tooltips
You will see the scan your location
After the configuration, you will see the following page as shown below
The version of Digikam can be found in Help-> About
With this, the method to install Digikam 5.6.0 on Ubuntu 18.04 comes to an end.
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