I have an Olympus TG5 camera, which has RAW support for Darktable, but only in the very latest (currently unreleased!) 2.3.0 version. Since I have Windows, I’ll have to build Darktable directly from source to be able to manipulate it. Here’s how you can do that.
First, I assume you have Cygwin/X running. You’ll also need Vagrant installed, along with VirtualBox. With all that in place, doing the rest is pretty straightforward. Create a folder, and throw this
Vagrantfile into it;
# -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : VMBOX = "bento/ubuntu-16.04" VMHOSTNAME = "darktable" VMRAM = "1024" VMCPU = 2 VAGRANT_COMMAND = ARGV Vagrant.configure("2") do |config| # Configure the hostname for the default machine config.vm.hostname = VMHOSTNAME # Configure the VirtualBox provider config.vm.provider "virtualbox" do |vb, override| # The default ubuntu/xenial64 image has issues with vbguest additions override.vm.box = VMBOX # 1gb RAM, 2 vCPU vb.memory = VMRAM vb.cpus = VMCPU # Configure vbguest auto update options override.vbguest.auto_update = false override.vbguest.no_install = false override.vbguest.no_remote = true end # Mount this folder as RW in the guest, use this for transferring between host and guest config.vm.synced_folder "shared", "/srv/shared", :mount_options => ["rw"] # Build the server from a provisioning script (which will build Darktable for us) config.vm.provision "shell", inline: <<-SHELL # Install essential and optional dependencies apt-get update apt-get install -y gcc g++ cmake intltool xsltproc libgtk-3-dev libxml2-utils libxml2-dev liblensfun-dev librsvg2-dev libsqlite3-dev libcurl4-gnutls-dev libjpeg-dev libtiff5-dev liblcms2-dev libjson-glib-dev libexiv2-dev libpugixml-dev apt-get install -y libgphoto2-dev libsoup2.4-dev libopenexr-dev libwebp-dev libflickcurl-dev libopenjpeg-dev libsecret-1-dev libgraphicsmagick1-dev libcolord-dev libcolord-gtk-dev libcups2-dev libsdl1.2-dev libsdl-image1.2-dev libgl1-mesa-dev libosmgpsmap-1.0-dev # Install usermanual and manpage dependencies apt-get install -y default-jdk gnome-doc-utils libsaxon-java fop imagemagick docbook-xml docbook-xsl apt-get install -y po4a # Install this for Cygwin/X to work properly apt-get install -y xauth # Pull the master repo git clone https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable.git cd darktable git checkout master # Pull the submodules git submodule init git submodule update # Build Darktable ./build.sh --prefix /opt/darktable # Build documentation cd build make darktable-usermanual make darktable-lua-api cd .. # Install Darktable cmake --build "/home/vagrant/darktable/build" --target install -- -j2 # Copy documentation into shared area cp build/doc/usermanual/*.pdf /srv/shared/ SHELL # This piece here is run when we use 'vagrant ssh' to configure the SSH client appropriately if VAGRANT_COMMAND == "ssh" config.ssh.forward_x11 = true end end
Make a shared folder in that folder, and
vagrant up followed by
Assuming everything is configured correctly, you can then start Darktable with;
And off you go. You can add some more mounts into the VM as required to share your picture library or whatever with it so you can manipulate it with Darktable.