In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of digikam 5.5.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS and LinuxMint 18 via PPA
digiKam is an open source application written in Qt.It makes importing and organizing digital Photos a "snap".It act as a digital photo management application for the KDE desktop environment.
Digikam team released its stable version 5.5.0 and released on 14th February 2017
New Features in digikam 5.5.0Almost 100 issues has been resolved from the last release and also providing support to new RAW formats , FYI digikam 5.5.0 supports almost 931 RAW Camera modesls , for more please follow the link for Features and changelog
Installation stepsStep 1: Add the PPA for Digikam installation
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip5/extra
sudo apt-get updateStep 3:Install digikam 5.5
sudo apt-get install digikam5