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The new photo lens in Ubuntu's 12.10 dash does not work for me. It simple shows nothing. All other lenses work like a charm. I have not switched off any sources in 'Privacy Settings'.

Yes, I have photos in my photo folder. No, I haven't installed Shotwell.

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Seems that the Photo-Lens only works with Shotwell.

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please elaborate here, others users may benefit from your findings. include workarounds, suggested solutions etc., thanks. – Eliran Malka Oct 22 '12 at 22:19

What I have found is that you have to import in shotwell and then after this log out and then back in again and the photos are there.

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The photos lens works with Photo imported in Shotwell and photos from Flickr, Facebook and Picasa online accounts (see System Settings -> Online Accounts).

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