Install digiKam 7.6.0 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

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This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download and install digiKam 7.6.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04, and Linux Mint 20.3.

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 7.6.0 and released on 5th Mar 2022.

digiKam 7.6.0 Changelog

  • ICU support in Linux AppImage bundle
  • QT 5.15 LTS now used in Linux AppImage bundle
  • Update of KDE Framework and libraw
  • Manifest of all Rolling release components
  • Maintanence and improvements.

For complete changelog refer to the link

How to Install digikam 7.6.0 on 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 using the setup guide

Step 2: Install digikam 7.6.0

flatpak install flathub org.kde.digikam

Step 3: Run digikam

flatpak run org.kde.digikam

Method 2: Via AppImage

Step 1: Download the app image using the below command

wget https://mirrors.ustc.edu.cn/kde/stable/digikam/7.6.0/digiKam-7.6.0-x86-64.appimage

Step 2: Give execution permission to the app image file and execute the digikam

chmod 755 digiKam-7.6.0-x86-64.appimage && ./digiKam-7.6.0-x86-64.appimage
Install digikam 7.6.0 on ubuntu

Conclusion

From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install digikam 7.6.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and LinuxMint 20.3.

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