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Is there any software that will do face recognition in photos?

I would like to automate the process of tagging my photos with subjects' names. Is there any software for Ubuntu that can perform face recognition on a local photo collection?
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Directory Structure for storing Images in a file-system

What is the best directory structure for storing personal images in a file-system? I have seen this structure in the past: YYYY/MM/DD/ But I am unhappy with it. If I want to share a single day via ...
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How can I preserve file modification times when copying to a NAS?

I recently installed a Synology DiskStation on my network. I mounted it from an Ubuntu 12.04.1 computer with the Browse Network button in Nautilus 3.4.2. It shows up as ...
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A simple picture editing software - for adding text to image

I'm looking for a software to combine photo and text, I don't need special effects just that one function. Is there a free software that is also easy to use? I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How does Shotwell detect duplicates?

Couldn't find any answers to this with google. When importing the same folder of pictures twice, Shotwell will skip duplicate photos. But how does it detect duplicates? If I import two different ...
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Photo Album Software

I call to the power of the community for some tips and information on the existence of Photo album software available. I used iPhoto for many years but now my albums are getting to large and ...
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RAW image viewer with rating capability?

An image viewer that Can display (the embedded JPG inside) RAW files. Supports rating images and can write the ratings into the files. Does not need to "import" the images. I don't know anyone. ...
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Applications to make photo collages

Is there a good application where I can make collages using my photo collection on Ubuntu 12.04? I Saw this link ,but couldn't find any of them in my Ubuntu software centre or the instructions to ...
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Nautilus isn't displaying thumbnails for my NEF files (photo raw)

I'm not getting any thumbnails in nautilus for my NEF files (photo raw). Is there an easy way to repair this?
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why are jpeg previews included with each photo in the directory?

i have uploaded a bunch of RAW photos on my ubuntu device from an SD card, and what i am finding is that in each directory where my photos are stored, there is also a jpeg preview right next to it. ...
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How to setup Shotwell for multi-user access?

Typical use case: A family notebook with multiple user accounts. How do I setup Shotwell so all users have access to the same photo directory and each is able to import photos?
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What metadata does Shotwell not add to photos?

Shotwell stores the following information in its own database: tag, title, rating, event and photo transformation (have I missed anything?). It also has the option to "Write tags, titles, and other ...
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Show photo/video slideshow with photo captions

I'm trying to find a straightforward way to create a date-ordered slideshow from a directory that contains a mix of photos and videos (e.g. the output of a smartphone camera from a holiday). Ideally ...
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How to transfer photos from camera to PC over Wi-Fi (Canon S110) Xubuntu 13.10

The Canon S110 comes with an optical disk containing a software bundle for Windows (and of course nothing for Linux), including an utility for connecting to the computer through WiFi. Also I think ...
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Download picasa web photos without picasa

I am using Natty. I want to download or sync all of my picasa web photos on my disk. I know that using picasa I can do the same. But I do not want to use old (non - updated) version of picasa. (plus ...
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Ubuntu replacement for IrfanView

On Windows I really liked IrfanView as a basic image editor/manager. Some of the main features I liked were great shortcut keys good batch conversion options ability to work with many image file ...
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How can I find duplicate photos?

What can I use to find duplicate photos, including photos that have been resized?
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What is good software for editing RAW photo files?

I have a DSLR (Canon 550D) and since I'm taking my first steps in the world of RAW photography I don't know which would be a good programme to use to edit these files. I've tried digiKam and GIMP but ...
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App to use with geotagged photos? (GPS info in EXIF)

Dad got a camera with built in GPS. The GPS info is embeded in the EXIF data, I guess. Picasa 3 puts a small "icon" on each of the geotagged photos, but can not do anything with them (as far as I can ...
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Some tools for managing photos

I have a lot of photos in different folders. Some of them are copy of each other. I want to put those photos in one folder and I want a tool to identify the same files. Also want some photo managers. ...
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Best software for viewing photos, select some and publish a photo album

I've traveled, have hundreds of images and want to select some to share with friends. I want a software which allows me to do this efficiently, but I'm not able to find it. Here is what I'd like the ...
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Migrating from Adobe Lightroom to Darktable

Another fed-up Windows user here. Only reason I have stuck with it for so long is because I depend on Lightroom for photo editing. I want to switch to Linux and discovered Darktable. Question: Is ...
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Customize eog supported extensions

I have a bunch of .CR2 files placed in some directory. But if I double-click on one of them, eog watches only it and ignores it's neighbours. I mean, it can't switch to next or previous image of that ...
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Shotwell - Move photos to new folder

I want to use Shotwell just to rate my pictures quickly and then edit the good ones later on in darktable. So i would like to move the good ones into a seperate folder. I know i could export them to ...
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iPhone 4 photo drop

I tried to move my pics from iPhone4 to ubuntu. Now it seems that the pics are gone from phone, thumbnails remain, and no pics got moved to desktop. Any suggestions? (moved to folder in documents. ...
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Collating multiple images into one, programmatically

I have 41 PDF pages converted into PNGs that I need to collate as one long vertical image, in order. I can't do this manually because I have roughly a thousand other sets of 41 images, I need to ...
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Set picassa photo viewer as default app for image

I just installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine following this How would I install Picasa 3.9? until step 3 cause i don't want to connect to my Picasa account. I want just to use Picasa photo ...
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How to list photos by date in folders?

I have many photos in a folders but I am not able to see the details of the shooting, so I am not able to order them by time. I can only view the last modify time I use Ubuntu 14.04 with default ...
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How make Shotwell scan only specific folder?

Shotwell has an option "Watch library directory for new files". I have all photos in one folder with subdirectories. So I would like Shotwell to scan for new files only this specific folder. Instead ...
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What are these “_embedded.jpg” files that Shotwell created?

I have a bunch of these "_embedded.jpg" files alongside my other originals (RAW + JPEG). What are they and why were they created?
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How to install Digikam on Ubuntu 14.04?

It seems that Digikam was removed from Ubuntu 14.04. Why was that? Considering that Digikam is the only photo organizer which works with geo-tagged photos, what would be the best way to install ...
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How should I transfer photo (jpeg) files from my ubuntu 14.04 PC and display them on my iPad, without using iTunes?

I am very happy to manage my photo files centrally on my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. It is easy to mount an i-device onto the PC using a USB cable and opening Nautilus. (congrats for making that so seamless, ...
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Show all pictures recursively (include any subfolders)

Does anyone know an app that allows to get an overview about all pictures of a folder, including all subfolders? I would like to browse through my filesystem and then have an overview of all pictures ...
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How to remove duplicate imported photos in Shotwell

I've noticed that Shotwell has imported many images twice (e.g. from my camera SD card). Apparently the duplicate detection is buggy once a photo is imported, tagged and then re-imported. I have ...
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Which diashow viewer has a shuffle functionality?

I would like to see all images in my image-library in a diashow in a shuffled order. I tried some viewers, but they don't get along with my 100GB of Photos or they wanted me to copy all folders in a ...
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Converting from Samsung'r RAW to TIFF

I have purchased a mirrorless Samsung NX300 which is a nice entry-leve mirrorless camera. However Samsung produces a stupid proprietary RAW format instead of the standard RAW format (do other vendors ...
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Tethered Camera Shooting

What is recommended for (tethered shooting) using Nikon and Canon Cameras. Should be able to zoom, focus and shoot from input device, mouse/keyboard or preferred touch-pad on laptop. Connection via ...
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How to export from Digikam to Google+

Digikam is an excellent photo management program which has built in support to easily export images to PicassaWeb. Picassa is now owned by Google, who are deprecating it in favour of Google Plus. How ...
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Photo manager that organises by folder structure

I have my pictures very well organized on the harddisk, in this structure: Pictures Canon Holiday 2010 Sony Graduation 2000 Other Albums Steves Holiday 2010 Album Thus, I have a main ...
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What does Shotwell do when I move photos inside the photo directory

I have enabled 'Watch library directory for new files' and imported many photos with the settings <Lib>/<year>/<month>/<day>/<..>. I have since decided to move to ...
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How can I compile Shotwell to be able to use the faces feature?

It seems shotwell has the capability, you just have to compile it. I tried to configure with --define=ENABLE_FACES but the feature isn't showing up. I used playya git which included a recent fix for a ...
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Can't transfer photos from Kodak Easy Share C195 Camera

I am unable to mount and transfer photos from my Kodak C195 Digital Camera to my Laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. Is there software that I need to download to get my camera to mount to my OS? I have ...
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What is the default method / program to download photos from a photo camera to the computer?

I am in Xubuntu 12.10 and Thunar doesn't access the camera memory (Canon) so as to just copy/paste the pictures. I want to import the pictures onto the PC. I heard about F-spot and ...
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How do I display database statistics in Darktable?

Is there a way of showing stats abut the whole Darktable system? I would be interested in things like... number of images by camera by file type current queue stats how many (if any) images ...
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App for viewing photos with properties (exif) display?

I'm looking for an app to view photos in folders, which can display properties (like time taken) next to photo. I want to view photos in folders as they are, without importing them to some library ...
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Transfer of photos from UbuntuOne to my computer

How do I get photos from UbuntuOne storage to my computer?
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darktable can't startup

During darktable startup from console I get: nnnn@nn:~$ darktable darktable: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcolordprivate.so.1: undefined symbol: cmsGetHeaderCreator I tried to ...
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Raw processing grainy under Ubuntu 12.04?

I try to convert Raw files to jpgs in Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit). I used UFraw, Rawtherapee and Darktable. All 3 converters seem to have problems since there are "hot pixels" (black dots in the resulting ...
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How to get bigger photos' thumbnails in Nautilus?

Today I wanted to go through my photos collection but I have realised that it is quite difficult to go through thumbnails in Nautilus as it is using the free space in the window very inefficiently, ...
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I need to find all pictures on ubutu 13.10

Is there something, I can use to find all the pictures on my pc and external HD and copy them all into one folder ?