Install Darktable 2.2.0 On Ubuntu / Debian / Fedora 25

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darktable is an open source application that provides both amateur and enthusiasts photographers with a virtual light-table and darkroom that allows them to manage their digital negatives in a single and handy database. 


It has been designed from the ground up to be used for developing RAW images from digital cameras.

In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of darktable 2.2.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS / Debian and Fedora 25

Changelog in this version 2.2.0


  • If you are updating from the currently stable 2.0.x series, please note that your edits will be preserved during this process, but it will not be possible to downgrade from 2.2 to 2.0.x.
  • Well over 2k commits since 2.0.0
  • 298 pull requests handled
  • 360+ issues closed
For more details refer this link

Installation Steps

For Ubuntu

Step 1 : Add the official repository
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmjdebruijn/darktable-release
Step 2 : Update the repository
sudo apt-get update
Step 3 : Install darktable
sudo apt-get install darktable

For Debian

Debian repositories having the current version as 1.4.2 and debian backport repositories having 1.6.9 version

darktable can be installed by using the below command
sudo apt-get install darktable

For Fedora 25

For installation run the below command
dnf install darktable
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