Yearly Archives: 2010

Install digiKam 1.6 on Ubuntu 10.10

Running Ubuntu 10.10? Want the latest version of digiKam with it? Philip Johnsson’s got you covered. His PPA contains the very latest version of the photo management application ready to be installed on your system. Before you proceed, uninstall any

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digiKam Tricks 1.3 Released

Here is what’s new in version 1.3: digiKam Tricks: Tweak digiKam’s Settings Appendix C: Beyond digiKam Geotagging Photos with Geotag Touching up Photos with GIMP Scripts Readers who already purchased the book will receive the new version free of charge.

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Install digiKam on Windows

If you want to install digiKam on Windows, you have two options: you can either compile the application from the source code or you can use the KDE Windows installer. The latter approach is by far the easiest one, but

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Install CHDK on Your Canon Camera Using Linux

Got a Canon compact camera? Then you ought to give CHDK a try. This alternative firmware turns your humble Canon point-and-shoot camera into a powerful photographic tool. Installing CHDK onto an SD card using a Linux machine is a three-step

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digiKam Tricks 1.1 Released

Hot on the heels of the initial release of digiKam Tricks comes an updated version of the book. Here is what’s new in version 1.1: digiKam Tricks: Replace digiKam’s Default Splash Screen Find the Shutter Count Value with digiKam Appendix

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Replace digiKam’s Default Splash Screen

Don’t fancy digiKam’s default splash screen? No problem, you can easily replace it with your own photo. First off, you need to prepare a photo for the splash screen. To do this, use an image editing application like GIMP to

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

Practical advice for Tokyo nighttime photography

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