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How Do I Print Photos?

Other than for Windows in Ubuntu there are no fancy utilities provided from printer manufacturers to print photos. I am aware of Gnome Photo Printer and of Photoprint, the first being easy to handle, ...
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What is the best alternative to Picasa?

I'm struggling with what to use instead of Picasa and need some help. I just need it to be organized, quick, shows all video files and is easy to delete entirely from HDD and has a good image viewer.
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How to reset Shotwell to its original state

Is there a way to give shotwell a factory reset without deleting any of the original photos. I made a big mess of importing the wrong library followed by the right library and now have 30,000 photos ...
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App to make a video from photos?

I was wondering what could be a good app (with a GUI ;) ) for making a video from a bunch of photos or images, to create a time-lapse video, or a stop-motion animation, or even a video like this one. ...
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Stitching a photo below a batch of photos

I am sure there would be a simple command for this however I have not been able to find one. Basically I would like to stitch a photo below another photo with no overlap. Also ideally I would like a ...
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Moving photos from iphone to ubuntu

From Ubuntu 10.04 onward, you can access your iPhone photos by simply connecting it and navigating to the DCIM folder. However, I've noticed that when I move photos from my iPhone by cutting them from ...
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Is there any open source software similar as Instagram

I ask you guys if anyone knows if there is an open software, similar to Instagram for Desktop or Phone use? I know that there is Gimp, Inkskape and others, but I want something similar to Instagram ...
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Why does Ubuntu One android not sync video

I have U1 android client and have auto-upload photos on. So far so good, photos all upoaded to cloud folder...a new photo taken uploads right away. The problem is any phone capable of running android (...
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Tagging photographs

I am trying to organize my photographs with tags. The last time I have been doing this was about three years ago, so I have a lot of pictures to organize. All of the photographs should have correct ...
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Can I add (and show) a user photo(s) in LightDM?

I am wondering if there is an option for adding and showing a user photo in LightDM ?
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Please suggest an application to convert photos to video

I need to convert some photos to video with all frames with special effects. Video format can be mp4, 3gp, or mpeg4... Please suggest a good application which will convert fast.
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Shotwell: Storing part of library on external HDD

I am trying to sort out my Ubuntu photo workflow, and I wondered if anyone could offer some advice. I store my photo library on an external HDD, which is on my desk at home. I would like to be able ...
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Is there any photo editing software like Adobe Photoshop? [duplicate]

I want to blur images, edit photos and use layers just like in Adobe Photoshop for Windows.
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I am looking for app to remove exif tags

I am looking for application not to viewing, but to removing exif tags from photos. I know, that I can do it by opening file in text editor, but I hope that there is nice app for this. Can somebody ...
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What native GUI applications can easily make a photo collage grid?

Despite being an Ubuntu user for many years, for several years I have been using Picasa on Windows to make photo collage grids of my photos. The process for doing this is to select either a folder ...
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1answer
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Teach a novice how to import a photo and upload it to eBay

Is there an easier way to upload files in Web browser (HTML) file upload forms other than noting/cutting a file location and typing/pasting that location into a Browse... dialog? I've heard drag and ...
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An independently browseable database of large thumbnails?

I've googled about this for a while but to no avail. I have a huge amount of photos stored in several media and backed up in a cloud. Shotwell generates pretty large thumbnails which are quite good ...
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Change account photo from webcam after installation

I took my profile photo during installation of Ubuntu 12.10. Now I'm trying to change it, but I see only choices to select an image from files. How to re-acquire the image with the attached webcam?
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1answer
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Will JPEG files be reuploaded to Ubuntu One if I change their EXIF data (e.g. add a tag)?

I have my photo collection synced to Ubuntu One and I'm wondering what will happen if I use Shotwell/F-Spot to add tags to my photos (by default those apps seem not to write metadata changes to the ...
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Make a photo CD

I have some photos taken with a digital camera. Which software under Ubuntu can I use to make a photo CD out of it, which can be read on standard CD/DVD players for TV sets?
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Photo transfer problems from camera

We have a digital camera (Cannon SX130 IS) which we often connect to the Ubuntu 12.10 desktop via USB in order to download the images. In past flavours of Linux (Mint 12 was most recent) it worked ...
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Image editors to convert images to WebP for Ubuntu?

Is there a good image editor application for Ubuntu with which I can convert jpr/png images into WebP format? ImageMagick was a crap for me! With it, output webp image's size just increased!!!
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How to edit detailed image metadata (exif)?

How can I edit detailed image metadata (exif) fields? In Windows 7 this is just a right click on the file in the folder. I've searched and not found a way to edit detailed metadata (exif) fields in ...
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Basic Photo Editing tool suggestions [duplicate]

Well I'm not a photographer and I'm kind of noob at editing photos. xD I need something basic and free. Like I'll crop, resize, maybe use paint brush. Also I need blur tool so that I can blur native '...
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Multi photo slideshow software

Hey everybody I'm looking for a program on Ubuntu that can make a slideshow of photo's in a directory and is able to show multiple photos at the same time filling up the screen.
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dcraw issue with fuji x raf

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts 64bits. I can not decode raw raf fuji X file with the dcraw utility (report error : Corrupt data near 0xdc800) as availaible in the "logithèque" dcraw 8.99-1build1 This is ...
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How to print a single image full-page?

I have an image/photo and want to print it as large as possible, from margin to margin, scaled but keeping the same ratio for X and Y, so that the image is not distorted. I tried gnome-photo-printer, ...
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Where should I put my photos so that they are visible in Unity's photo lens?

I have many pictures but for instance put in ~/Dropbox/Photos and they are not detected by unity's photo lens. I have even tried putting some of them in ~/Pictures but still no Pictures in the lens. ...
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Pictures don't show up in Facebook if I use Ubuntu

A few days ago my browser(Firefox) has stopped loading images when using Facebook.com . I tried Google-chrome and it turned out that photos don't load up there too. However, The pictures show up ...
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Printing photos to the photo tray (of HP Photosmart)?

We have a HP Photosmart B210 series printer. The driver installed automatically without hassle (10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx) when I plugged the printer in and printing to A4 works like a charm. However, ...
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Photos not ordered when selecting events or tags

Shotwell rocks ! Congrats to Yorba and his team. I have a small issue with Shotwell 0.9.3. When selecting specific "Events" or "Tags" (in the left bar), the photo's appearing in the main window do ...
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Free Photo editor software availablity in ubuntu [duplicate]

Does Ubuntu have any free photo editor software? I am using Ubuntu and sometime for my work I have to edit pictures. I want to know if any software available in free version
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remove pictures from folder

I want to remove all the photos from a folder and keep the remaining files. I searched in the web and I found a tons of solutions like: find . -type f -name "*.jpg" -delete All the photos are jpeg,...
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Not able to add user image in Ubuntu 14.04

There is an option to add user image/photograph under User Accounts in System Settings. But whenever I try to add an user image, the system settings freeze and I have to kill it using xkill command. ...
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How do I print a photo on Ubuntu?

I want to use glossy photo paper to get a photo printed. So what I need to do and how do I use this type of paper? Printer info - Kodak ESP c315
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What application can I use to create and order a photo book? (like Apple's iPhoto)

I have about 100 photo (each photo is about 9 MB) and I would like to make a photo book and then order it as a printed book. Is there any native GUI app to do the job? I have tried Shotwell but the ...
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Putting pictures onto an iPod touch (2nd gen)

How do I sync pictures from my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop onto my iPod touch easily? Can someone give me some clear steps without the use of the terminal each time?
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Wiping my hard disks, how do I pull out and sort all the music/videos/pictures?

Looking to raid my hard disks but need all the important stuff out first, have not been very tidy with my file management, is there a program that will scan my computer and pull out all the video, ...
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Random saving of audio/picture of a video in the gallery

I watch a lot of videos,movies,etc.I have observed that sometimes when i transfer video files from hard-drive/USB to 'Videos' in my system a random snapshot of the video is taken as the cover pic of a ...
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Pidgin does not send photos

I cannot send pictures with pidgin to my facebook-friends. Does anybody know how to solve my problem?
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Integrate network shares in lens results

I have movies, music and photos on a NAS that I have permanently mounted through /etc/fstab. I noticed when I go into the launcher and click on any of the music, photo and video lens, the results do ...
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How to create folders structure in shotwell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can Shotwell create a folder structure based on the event a photo is assigned to? Trying to sort my photo folder using shotwell, aside shotwell is good almost for ...
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How can I install the Unity Photo Lens

I can't install the Photo Lens. After running these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install unity-lens-photo unity-scope-...
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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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find photos shot by a certain type of camera via terminal

I have a huge collections of photos shot with different cameras on my computer. Now, I would like to find all photos which has been shot with a certain camera via the terminal. I think it should be ...
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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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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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wanna stop syncing photos from my iphone and recoup the ubuntu one space that was previously used for this

I used to sync all my Iphone photos via wifi to ubuntu one. I just wanna stop syncing photos from my iphone now and esnure that all the space that was previously used for this on ubuntu one is ...
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Shotwell Photos For Email

How do you compress photos in Shotwell prior to attaching them to an email. The average jpeg in Shotwell is over 1 mb far too big for emailing. The help file isn't any use.
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How do I work with and open 360 degree *.pano panoramic image files?

Microsoft's Photosynth (uploaded via iOS app) website exports to *.pano. Facebook now supports 360 degree photos natively. How would I work with the metadata and/or view these 360 degree panoramic ...