Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Luminance HDR is an open-source, multi-platform project, running on Linux, Ubuntu and Mac OS X. It is a complete suite for HDR imaging workflow, based on Qt4. It has support for the most popular image formats, including JPEG, or RAW and is capable of saving the output files as JPEG or TIFF.
In this article I will show you how to install Luminance 2.3.1 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.
Only Luminance 2.3.0 is available in the default repos for Ubuntu and Linux Mint, so we will install Luminance 2.3.1 from the third-party the GetDeb PPA,on Ubuntu and Linux Mint is easy. For a successful installation, do:
Download and install the GetDeb PPA:
$ wget http://archive.getdeb.net/install_deb/getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
Update the local repository index:
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install luminance