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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 repository from GIT server, and enter these command lines in a clean directory:

# git clone git://anongit.kde.org/digikam.git digikam
# cd digikam
# export GITSLAVE=.gitslave
# ./download-repos

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.

# ./bootstrap.linux
# cd build
# make
# su
# make install