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Install Darktable 2.6 Photography Software In Linux Ubuntu

Darktable 2.6.1 released – Install Darktable 2.6.1 in Linux Ubuntu Systems. Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and raw developer . A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.

Darktable 2.6.1 brings over 1600 commits to darktable+rawspeed since 2.4, 260+ pull requests handled and 250+ issues closed. Very soon it will have an updated user manual too.

Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and raw
developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It
manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through
a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance
them.

Darktable 2.6.1 – New Features & Changes

  • export module to piwigo
  • color balance enhancements
  • color contrast enhancements
  • filmic enhancements (better auto-tuner)
  • add contextual help for filmic module
  • middle-click can be used to open the presets menu (this is
    consistent with the fact that middle-click can be used to create a new
    instance from a preset)
  • again, better CSS customization for lighttable, filmstrip and duplicates module
  • presets can now be imported/exported
  • all zoom levels can now be reached with a ctrl-scroll
  • the slideshow view will adjust automatically when darktable window is resized
  • add support for tiff CIELAB/ICCLAB 8/16 bits
  • add hierarchical view for styles (separated with |)
  • forms opacity is displayed in hint messages
  • add a color picker in the watermark module

Bugfixes

  • fix collect module filters
  • fix retouch module, mask areas are properly taking into account the source and destination
  • fix navigation from darkroom when groups are present and collapsed
  • fix a rare issue where masks could “jump” to some random location
  • keep reference point (mouse position) when zooming above 200%
  • title and description filters are now properly working
  • minor UI fixes to gain some spaces in darktable modules
  • fix masks detection over the mouse in some complex cases

Install Darktable On Ubuntu Linux

Run the following commands in terminal to install Darktable on Ubuntu Linux Systems:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmjdebruijn/darktable-release
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install darktable

Once installed, please restart the system to apply changes.

If you want to uninstall and remove the Darktable PPA, run the command:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:pmjdebruijn/darktable-release
sudo apt-get update

Install Darktable 2.6 Photography Software In Linux Ubuntu originally posted on Source Digit – Linux, Ubuntu Tutorials & News, Technology, Gadgets & Gizmos.

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