Monthly Archives: March 2011

Install the Latest Version of pLoader for Piwigo

The pLoader utility offers the most convenient and efficient way of adding photos to your Piwigo-based gallery directly from your desktop. While the official Piwigo extension repository provides a compiled version of pLoader, if you prefer to use the very

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New Features in digiKam 2.0: Versioning

When tweaking photos in digiKam, you probably would want to keep the originals intact. And this is where the Versioning feature can come in rather handy. It allows you to save each edited version of an original photo as a

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New Features in digiKam 2.0: Geolocation

Geolocation is not a new feature, but in digiKam 2.0 it has been thoroughly reworked to streamline the process of geotagging photos. The new Geolocation interface (Image ยป Geo-location) aggregates all geotagging tools in one place. The interface itself consists

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New Features in digiKam 2.0: Color Labels and Picks

Besides numerous improvements, digiKam 2.0 brings a handful of new features, including Color Labels and Picks. As the name suggests, the Color Labels feature allows you to assign color codes to your photos. To add a color label to an

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Manage Photos from Multiple digiKam Installations

Storing your photos on a server or network disk? Want to manage them from several Linux-based machines using digiKam? Here is how to do that. First of all, you need to mount the directory on the server containing the photos

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Install the Latest Beta of digiKam on Ubuntu 10.10

If you are running Ubuntu 10.10 or its derivatives and you are itching to try the latest version of digiKam, you don’t have to go through the rigmarole of compiling the application yourself. Philip Johnsson did the hard work for

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Batch Process Photos in digiKam

When you need to apply the same action to multiple photos, digiKam’s batch processing capabilities can come in rather handy. And the photo management application provides different ways to apply actions to a photo batch in one fell swoop. For

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