Monthly Archives: November 2010

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 night photography

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