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Use digiKam with a NAS and MariaDB

Got a NAS? Still store your photo library and digiKam databases on a local machine? It’s time to take your digiKam setup to the next level by moving your photo library to the NAS and switching to the MariaDB (or

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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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Using digiKam with MySQL

By default, digiKam uses SQLite as its back-end for storing important metadata and thumbnails. But the photo management application also provides support for the popular MySQL database engine, and it comes with a database migration tool that can help you

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

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Practical advice for nighttime photography

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