Darktable 3.4.0 has been released! How to install on Ubuntu via PPA

Darktable 3.4.0 was released yesterday on Christmas Eve as a new stable version of open source photography software and raw developers. Here’s how to install it on Ubuntu 20.10, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and Linux Mint 20.

Darktable 3.4.0 Release highlights:

  • More stable reworked tethering view
  • Histogram returns to tethering view
  • New module grouping feature
  • Enhanced module masking for use in scene reference workflows.
  • New color calibration module.
  • Evolved map view, new camera support and more.

Install Darktable 3.4.0 on Ubuntu.

Note: New libraries and configurations will no longer be available in 3.2.x, so it is highly recommended to back them up first.And you can delete .config/darktable folder.

Method 1: Install Darktable from the OBS repository.

The OBS repository provides binary packages for Debian , Fedora, openSUSE, and Ubuntu.

Darktable OBS repository

You can download and install the deb package from the direct link.

Or, like Ubuntu PPA, run commands one at a time to add repositories and receive future updates via SoftwareUpdater.

Method 2: Install the software using Ubuntu PPA.

On request, I uploaded a new release package to Unofficial PPA , Ubuntu 20.10, Ubuntu 20.04, and Ubuntu 18.04.

1. To add a PPA, open a terminal from the system application launcher and run the following command:

                      sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/darktable
                    

2. You can then install the application using the following command:

                      sudo apt update && sudo apt install darktable
                    

Alternatively, upgrade from an existing package via SoftwareUpdater.

Upgrade darktable

Delete Darktable.

Both Ubuntu PPA and OBS repositories[ソフトウェアとアップデート]->[その他のソフトウェア]You can easily remove it from.

To remove darktable, just run the following command:

                      sudo apt remove --auto-remove darktable
                    

And Merry Christmas to you!

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