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Old 01-18-2014, 01:06 AM   #1
cryan
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How to update the LensFun database in Darktable?


Hello all. (Nearly-brand-new Linux user here)

Does anyone know if it is possible to update the LensFun data (for lens correction) in DarkTable?

I have a lens that is not listed in the lens correction module of DarkTable, but it IS listed in version 0.2.8 of LensFun (see http://lensfun.berlios.de/lenslist/)

I see from a blog comment on the DarkTable.org website that Lensfun can be installed via the repository, but the commentor didn't see the new data appear in DarkTable (see http://www.darktable.org/2013/07/hav...ns-calibrated/)

So does anyone know if this can, in fact, be done? If so what are the exact steps (new Linux user here...)?

Thanks much!

Last edited by cryan; 01-18-2014 at 01:07 AM. Reason: clarification of LensFun version
 
Old 03-12-2015, 02:31 PM   #2
Andronik
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Long time, but maybe some other can help himself out.

for ubuntu and mint ubuntu based realeases (do not do this for debian or mint DE)

add from console: ppa:pmjdebruijn/darktable-release

as told here https://launchpad.net/+help-soyuz/ppa-sources-list.html
find link on page->read installation instructions
basicly insert ppa, accept key, and thereafter get apt-update.

now install latest darktable (1.6.3 at the moment) and lensfun-data from your software manager (synaptics for example or from console directly)

and it works... with latest lens-fun.
 
  


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