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digiKam Recipes 4.9.5 Released

A new release of digiKam Recipes is ready for your reading pleasure. This version features the Using Album Categories recipe and reworked material on using the tagging functionality in digiKam. As always, the new release includes minor updates, fixes and tweaks. There

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Mejiro Update: Ironing Out Wrinkles

This release of Mejiro is all about fixing minor problems and annoyances. As you may know, in order to display photos, Mejiro must generate thumbnails for all uploaded photos. Depending on the number of photos and hardware, this task can take considerable time

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Mejiro Update: Now with a Stream View

Time for another Mejiro update. By default, Mejiro displays all published photos as a thumbnail grid, but the latest version also features a stream view that displays the photos as a continuous stream. To switch to the stream view, click the

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Geofix Update

A quick update on the current status of Geofix. I’ve done some work on the web app to improve its usability, performance, and appearance. The app now provides the ability to resize uploaded snapshots and display thumbnails next to each entry in

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Install an ICC Display Profile on Kubuntu with KDE Plasma 5

ColorHUG, an inexpensive open source colorimeter, is a great little tool for calibrating a display and generating an ICC profile for it. But if you migrated to the latest version of Kubuntu featuring KDE Plasma 5, you might wonder how to install the

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Use Geofix to Geotag Photos in digiKam

Geofix is a simple Python script that lets you use an Android device to record the geographical coordinates of your current position. The clever part is that the script stores the obtained latitude and longitude values in the digiKam-compatible format, so you

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Run Mejiro without a Server

Deploying Mejiro (or any PHP-based application for that matter) for production use usually requires a dedicated web server like Apache or lighttpd. However, it’s possible to run Mejiro using PHP’s built-in server. To do this, you need to install PHP,

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