Download From GIT
HOW TO GET DIGIKAM FROM GIT MASTER REPOSITORY
Checkout source code
Note: check the dependencies before trying to compile digiKam.
To Checkout the digiKam Sofware Compilation from GIT master repository, and enter these command lines in a clean directory:
# cd dk
# export GITSLAVE=.gitslave.devel
Installation in your Linux system
To compile the source code under linux you have to give these commands in the source code folder. You should use a separate build folder to help cleaning up sources if something goes wrong. All configuration tasks can be performed by bootstrap.linux script.
# cd build
# make install