Entangle is an open-source camera control tool which allows its users to take photos with a digital camera which is controlled by the computer. All the camera settings can be controlled through the Entangle tool. In this tutorial, we can see the process to install Entangle on Linux Mint 18.3
First, make sure you add the essential repository for the Entangle installation by making use of the following command.
linuxhelp ~ # add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway You are about to add the following PPA: Every photographer needs some tools... More info: https://launchpad.net/~dhor/+archive/ubuntu/myway Press Enter to continue or Ctrl+C to cancel Executing: /tmp/tmp.GLY098YNXX/gpg.1.sh --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 93330B78 gpg: requesting key 93330B78 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: key 93330B78: public key "Launchpad PPA for Dariusz Duma" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1)
Once it is done, you need to update the system repository in the following manner.
linuxhelp ~ # apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Ign:3 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia InRelease Get:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB] Get:5 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia Release [24.2 kB] Get:6 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia Release.gpg [819 B] Get:7 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB] . Get:28 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe amd64 Packages [6,624 B] Get:29 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe i386 Packages [6,616 B] Fetched 5,378 kB in 9s (547 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
Now install the entangle using the following command
linuxhelp ~ # apt-get install entangle Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: libgexiv2-2 The following NEW packages will be installed: entangle libgexiv2-2 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 276 not upgraded. Need to get 442 kB of archives. After this operation, 2,764 kB of additional disk space will be used. . . Processing triggers for libglib2.0-0:amd64 (2.48.2-0ubuntu1) ... Setting up libgexiv2-2:amd64 (0.10.3-2) ... Setting up entangle (1:0.7.1-dhor~xenial) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...
Once it is done, you need to open your application, so go to Menu > Search > Entangle
Once it is done, you need to connect to a camera to see if it works.
If you want to remove entangle, you can run the following command.
linuxhelp ~ # apt-get remove entangle Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libgexiv2-2 Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it. . . Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for doc-base (0.10.7) ... Processing 1 removed doc-base file... Registering documents with scrollkeeper...
With this, the installation of Entangle 0.7.1 on Linux Mint 18.3 comes to an end.
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