little list of proposals by kubuntu italian user

Sebastian Kügler sebas at
Wed Feb 3 13:09:23 GMT 2010

On Monday 01 February 2010 19:23:43 Alessandro Ghersi wrote:
> > > 3) photo and digital kamera: In Kubuntu Karmic, when users try to
> > > connect a digital camera, the automount doesn't start. So users
> > > can't download or browse their photos. Manual mount of the device
> > > or installation of digiKam is necessary to using the digital camera.
> > > Make possible the automount of the digital camera like a removable
> > > storage device without digiKam, or at least digiKam by default into
> > > CD or DVD.
> >
> > 
> >
> > Sounds like a problem with your specific camera, as it works for
> > mine.  Or well, it pops up and says that a new device was plugged in,
> > and then I click on the camera in the menu that pops out of the panel
> > and it offers to browse the images.
> I have the same issue with my two cameras (FujiFilm and Nikon). I need
> digikam  to browse the photos and to download them.

The reason could be that not all cameras offer a USB mass storage device to download 
photos. Many cameras use the Picture-to-Picture protocol, which you need gphoto for 
(digikam uses that). You might get away with the camera:/ KIO slave in those cases as 
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