The open-source photography workflow app and raw developer darktable 2.2.2 was released earlier today.
According to the release note, the color look up table module now includes preset for helmholtz/kohlrausch monochrome. DNG decoder supports reading one more white balance encoding method, some artefacts in the Drakroom preview image has been fixed.
The new release also includes various bug-fixes, documentation and tooltips updates, and base support for following devices:
- Canon PowerShot SX40 HS (dng)
- Fujifilm X-E2S
- Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) (4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1)
- Leica X2 (dng)
- Nikon LS-5000 (dng)
- Nokia Lumia 1020 (dng)
- Panasonic DMC-GF6 (16:9, 3:2, 1:1)
- Pentax K-5 (dng)
- Pentax K-r (dng)
- Pentax K10D (dng)
- Sony ILCE-6500
How to Install Darktable 2.2.2 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint
For Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Linux Mint 18, and derivatives, the new release can be easily installed via the PPA repository.
1. Launch terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run the following command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmjdebruijn/darktable-release
Type in your password (no visual feedback) when it asks and hit enter.
2. To upgrade from a previous, launch Software Updater (or Update Manager) and install the updates:
Or simply run commands to install or upgrade the software:
sudo apt update sudo apt install darktable
How to Restore:
You can easily restore the Darktable installation to the stock version available in Ubuntu main repository archive via
ppa-purge tool, simply run command:
sudo apt install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:pmjdebruijn/darktable-release