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Installing Digikam with fewer dependencies in Xubuntu/ Ubuntu Intrepid

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

If you do sudo aptitude install digikam on Intrepid, you will see that aptitude would install loads of KDE packages (Dolphin and Konqueror, yikes). Apparently, this is because aptitude now by default also installs recommended packages as “dependencies”. To avoid this, use the -R flag to aptitude (see also man aptitude): sudo aptitude install -R […]

How to use mutt to e-mail images from DigiKam

Monday, May 26th, 2008

DigiKam has a nice feature that lets you e-mail images; it’s in the Image menu. You can change the mail agent to use, in the Mail tab of the dialogue that comes up. That’s nice as well. However, you can only pick from a dropdown of predefined mail agents, and that list doesn’t include mutt. […]