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.devel # ./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