Docker image with the latest Digikam version containerized.
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Digikam Dockerfile

Docker image with the latest Digikam version (4.14 at the time of this writing) containerized.

This container is not conceived for productive usage, but more for testing the latest Digikam version.

Base Docker image

Ubuntu Trusty

How to use this image

create a Digikam container

docker run --user user-dk --name digikam -it -v ${HOME}/Pictures/digikam:/home/user-dk/Pictures -v /tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix -e DISPLAY=$DISPLAY silvavlis/digikam

start an already existing Digikam container

docker start digikam


Getting graphical output in the desktop

Of all the different possibilities the selected one is mounting the X11 socket into the container.

Error messages

Following error message is normal if your host doesn't have a IEEE 1394 port (also known as FireWire). libdc1394 error: Failed to initialize libdc1394