How to Install Photivo on Linux Mint 18.3

To Install Photivo on Linux Mint 18.3

 Photivo is a free and open source photo processor for RAW and bitmap images with 16-bit precision. Photivo tries to give the user as much control as possible to express his creativity and to allow flexible adjustments for the various needs in photography. Photivo also has many other features and some of them are listed below. 

 

Features:

  • 16-bit internal processing, color managed with LCMS2.
  • Gimp workflow integration (import and export)
  • Works with RAWs and Bitmaps (8 bit bitmaps are transformed and processed with 16 bit, which usually gives better results).
  • CA correction, Green equilibration, line denoise, badpixel reduction, wavelet denoise, median filters on RAW data.
  • Perspective correction (tilt and turn), distorsion and geometry (also defish) correction
  • Demosaicing: Bilinear, VNG, VNG4, PPG, AHD, DCB, mod. AHD, VCD, LMMSE, AMaZE (needs work!).
  • RGB, R, G, B, L*, a*, b*, Texture, Detail, Denoise, Hue, Saturation, L* by Hue, Base curve.
  • Tonemapping (Reinhard 05 (RGB Brighten), Fattal et al. (Dynamic range compress)).
  • Several local contrast filters (HiRaLoAm (Local contrast), texture contrast, local contrast stretch).
  • Sharpen (Edge avoiding wavlets, USM, Highpass, Inverse diffusion, Wiener filter, Gradient sharpen).
  • Denoise, separately on Luminance and Color (Edge avoiding wavelets, GreyCStoration, Wavelet, Masked bilateral, Pyramid) and via a hue or luminance sensitive denoise curve.
  • Adaptive saturation.
  • Film grain simulation.
  • Black and white conversion.
  • (Split) Toning.

 

Installing Photivo

First, make sure you update your system by making use of the following command. 

linuxhelp user # 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]                                  
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Get:19 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/main i386 Packages [393 kB]                                                                                                                                                        
Get:20 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/main i386 Packages [4,840 B]                                                                                                                                                       
Get:21 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe amd64 Packages [6,628 B]                                                                                                                                                  
Get:22 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe i386 Packages [6,620 B]                                                                                                                                                   
Get:23 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/main Translation-en [190 kB]                                                                                                                                                       
Get:24 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe amd64 Packages [202 kB]                                                                                                                                                   
Get:25 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe i386 Packages [163 kB]                                                                                                                                                    
Get:26 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe Translation-en [103 kB]                                                                                                                                                   
Fetched 4,966 kB in 10s (485 kB/s)                                                                                                                                                                                                          
Reading package lists... Done


You shall now add the repository by making use of the following command. 

linuxhelp user # 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.giCxe19rFY/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 again, you need to update the system. 

linuxhelp user # apt-get update
Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease                                                                           
Get:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu xenial InRelease [17.5 kB]                                                               
Ign:4 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia InRelease                                                                                                  
Hit:5 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease                                                   
Hit:6 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                     
Hit:7 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease                                                        
Hit:8 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia Release                                                                       
Get:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu xenial/main Sources [17.7 kB]
Get:11 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages [13.1 kB]
Get:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages [12.5 kB]
Get:13 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu xenial/main Translation-en [8,544 B]
Fetched 69.3 kB in 2s (31.7 kB/s)          
Reading package lists... Done

 


You shall now install Photivo. 

linuxhelp user # apt-get install photivo
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libgraphicsmagick++-q16-12 libgraphicsmagick-q16-3 liblensfun-data liblensfun0
Suggested packages:
  graphicsmagick-dbg
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libgraphicsmagick++-q16-12 libgraphicsmagick-q16-3 liblensfun-data liblensfun0 photivo
0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 183 not upgraded.
Need to get 3,481 kB of archives.
After this operation, 17.3 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libgraphicsmagick-q16-3 amd64 1.3.23-1build1 [1,103 kB]
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Selecting previously unselected package photivo.
Preparing to unpack .../photivo_20160525-1dhor~xenial_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking photivo (20160525-1dhor~xenial) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22+linuxmint1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libgraphicsmagick-q16-3 (1.3.23-1build1) ...
Setting up libgraphicsmagick++-q16-12 (1.3.23-1build1) ...
Setting up liblensfun-data (0.2.8-3) ...
Setting up liblensfun0 (0.2.8-3) ...
Setting up photivo (20160525-1dhor~xenial) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...

 

Once Photvio has been installed, you shall launch it from your Linux Mint search field. 
Photvio

 

You shall type Photivo in the search field. 
Photivo

 

The Photivo icon appears on the screen. 
icon
 

 

Click the icon to open. 

open

 

The application is now open. 
Photivo
With this, the method to install Photivo comes to an end. 


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