Install digiKam 7.2.0 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

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digiKam is an advanced open-source photo management application written in Qt and it is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. This application allows you to import, export, manage and edit the raw files.

Digikam team released its stable version 7.2.0 and released on 22th Mar 2021.

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install digiKam 7.2.0 in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04, and Linux Mint 20.

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Features of digiKam

  • Advanced Rename
  • Batch queue Manager
  • Faces Detection, Faces Recognition and Faces Workflow
  • Geolocation
  • Image Editor, Light Table and Import Tool
  • Metadata and Tags
  • Setup, Portability, and Code Maintenance

How to Install digikam 7.2.0 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint?

digiKam can be installed in Linux via 2 methods

  • Method 1: via Flatpak
  • Method 2: via AppImage
Method 1: Via Flatpak

Step 1: Install Flatpak on your system based on your distribution.

Step 2: Install digikam 7.2.0

flatpak install flathub org.kde.digikam

Step 3: Run digikam

flatpak run org.kde.digikam

Method 2: Via appimage

Step 1: Download the appimage using the below command


Step 2: Give execution permission to the appimage file

chmod 755 digikam-7.2.0-x86-64.appimage

Step 3: Run digikam 7.2.0


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