Hello Linux Geeksters. DigiKam is a photo management application, designed for importing, organizing and exporting digital photos to your computer. It has a simple and fast interface. It also has a quick Image Editor,and allows you to comment, rate, correct or alter photographies. The latest version available is DigiKam 4.0, which has been recently released. For information about this release, see the changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install DigiKam 4.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Elementary OS 0.3 Isis.
Because it is available via PPA, installing DigiKam 4.0 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the digikam package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:msylwester/digikam
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install digikam
Optional, to remove digikam, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove digikam