HOW TO INSTALL RAWTHERAPEE FREE RAW PHOTO EDITOR IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A ADOBE LIGHTROOM ALTERNATIVE FOR LINUX
In this article we are going to learn How to install Rawtherapee free raw photo editor in Ubuntu 16.04. Rawtherapee is a open source application used to edit raw photos. raw photos is something what we get directly from digital camera device. This application is mainly useful for professional photographers. It’s an nice Adobe Lightroom alternative application. The only difference is Adobe Lightroom is a paid version of application. Let’s have a look at features of Rawtherapee free raw photo editor :
- Rawtherapee is a cross platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows & MacOS.
- It’s available for both 32 Bit & 64 Bit operating systems.
- Supports basic image formats like .png, .jpeg, tiff…etc…
- Completely Graphical User Interface (GUI) user friendly application.
- This application supports almost all digital cameras.
- Can edit multiple images at a time by using tabs.
- Rawtherapee free raw photo editor supports basic image editing features like corp, resize, white balance, color effect…etc…
- You can use multiple display devices.
- Available in 25+ languages
Follow the below steps to install install Rawtherapee free raw photo editor in Ubuntu 16.04 – A Adobe Lightroom alternative for Linux
So now let’s have a look at installation steps of Rawtherapee free raw photo editor application. Before start the installation we have to install the official PPA repository for Rawtherapee. So use the below command to install the same.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway # Install PPA Repository [sudo] password for elinuxbook: Every photographer needs some tools... More info: https://launchpad.net/~dhor/+archive/ubuntu/myway Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpfrcqgxtr/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpfrcqgxtr/pubring.gpg' created gpg: requesting key 93330B78 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: /tmp/tmpfrcqgxtr/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created gpg: key 93330B78: public key "Launchpad PPA for Dariusz Duma" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) OK
After installing the PPA repository now let’s update the packages and repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command to take effect.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/atareao/telegram/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu xenial InRelease [17.5 kB] Get:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB] Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB] Get:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages [12.9 kB] Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages [12.3 kB] Get:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu xenial/main Translation-en [8,328 B] Get:9 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB] Fetched 357 kB in 2s (151 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
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Now we are ready to install the Rawtherapee free raw photo editor adobe lightroom alternative application. So let’s go ahead install the same using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt install rawtherapee # Install Rawtherapee Package Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: libiptcdata0 liblensfun-data liblensfun0 libtopmenu-client-gtk3-0 topmenu-gtk3 The following NEW packages will be installed: libiptcdata0 liblensfun-data liblensfun0 libtopmenu-client-gtk3-0 rawtherapee topmenu-gtk3 0 upgraded, 6 newly installed, 0 to remove and 247 not upgraded. Need to get 13.6 MB of archives. After this operation, 77.6 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Rawtherapee free raw photo editor package. To confirm the same refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l rawtherapee # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii rawtherapee 5.3-1dhor~xenial amd64 RAW file processor
Now to open the application just type the command rawtherapee on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ rawtherapee # Open the Rawtherapee Adobe Lightroom alternative application
To uninstall the application use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r rawtherapee # Uninstall the Rawtherapee free raw photo editor application (Reading database ... 209509 files and directories currently installed.) Removing rawtherapee (5.3-1dhor~xenial) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...
This is how we can install Rawtherapee free raw photo editor in Ubuntu 16.04 – A Adobe Lightroom alternative for Linux. If you found this article useful then Like us, Share this post on your preferred Social media, Subscribe our Newsletter OR if you have something to say then feel free to comment on the comment box below.