Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment.

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How can I select all untagged photos in Shotwell?

I would like to be able, to select all untagged and tagged photos in Shotwell separately, so that I may tag and re-tag them. How can I do this?
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Shotwell crashes on save of _modified file by GIMP

Issue: I select "edit in external editor" and the picture opens in gimp with the _modified.JPG extension. I edit in GIMP. I select "overwrite pic_modified.JPG" in GIMP (previous version it was just ...
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Problem exporting from shotwell (imagenes with same name on differents dates)

I have about 1100 pics on shotwell. I need to export all. so I select all, and export them to a folder. The problem is that differents images have the same name and because it was on differents ...
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Thumbnail problem with Shotwell

When I save images offline in a separate hard drive for security, any images that are altered are greyed out. Could anybody please help me. Best regards,
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Want to have e-mail contact for Shotwell [closed]

I found some defects in Shotwell. How do I inform the developers of Shotwell?
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Shotwell crashes in Ubuntu 13.10

Shotwell is crashing any time I alt-tab out of it and refusing to restart. It will open fine on initial boot, but as soon as I alt-tab away it closes and won't repoen. I've already imported my ...
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Editing mt2s files

I'm trying to find alternative program(s) for importing/editing/converting video files from my Sony camcorder. Type of files is - mt2s. Camcorder came with a program called Sony Picture Browser (PMB), ...
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Publishing to web from Shotwell in XFCE

There are similar questions on this site but none of them answers mine. I have Xubuntu 13.10 with Shotwell installed from Ubuntu repository. I also installed "gnome online accounts" and "signon" but ...
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Shotwell photos lose edits when files are missing

I have my photos stored on my desktop computer, using Shotwell. I recently went on an extended holiday and wanted to take my laptop to edit and organise photos with Shotwell, so I copied all the ...
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Shotwell auto import issue

I am trying to auto-import for the first time a very large Pictures folder with Shotwell. Though, it restarts my Ubuntu 13.10 while importing the library. To troubleshoot this I start Shotwell as $ ...
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How to organize/sort images by EXIF image data

I have recovered images from a lost partition and I need to sort them or put them into a folder by the creating date of the EXIF data of each image I have installed digiKam and also shotwell but have ...
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All photos open in pink-black (combination) color in my Ubuntu [closed]

When I click on any photo (any image file formats) (stored in my computer) to view, it doesn't open with original colour. The photo opens with combination of pink-black colour. Mostly pink colour is ...
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Shotwell reboots Ubuntu 13.10

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 on a brand new hard disk. My computer restarts after a few minutes I open Shotwell, which every time is importing my large Pictures library (150GB). I do have ...
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how do I create deskop wallpaper slideshow without resizing photos?

I tried creatin wallpaper slideshows with Shotwell photo manager, but it resizes photos on it's own. And some become too enlarged and I can see only the center of the photo. I also resized photos by ...
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How to stop shotwell from scanning entire disk on startup?

Every time I run shotwell 0.15 (Ubuntu 13.10), it starts scanning my entire hard drive (according to ~/.cache/shotwell/shotwell.log) and displays "Updating Library." Is there a way to prevent this ...
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Shotwell crop menu opens blank

When I open an image in Shotwell and click crop, the crop menu appears blank. I have attached a screenshot below. It seems like a bug. Is there a way to solve it and make menu appear correctly. The ...
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How to find duplicat photos (tagged and no tags)? [duplicate]

I've got a pretty sizeable collection of photos on my NAS. I used Shotwell to manage them and have added a number of tags to make it easier. The problem is that at some point I reimported a big chunk ...
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can't set default application for ipod

I'm in the middle of following this guide to using my iPod with Amarok. But at the section where I set my iPod to use Amarok as the default program, when I set it to use Amarok in the GUI and press OK ...
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Unable to import photos using motorola atrix phone into shotwell

I have issues with Shotwell. I am getting errors when I plug my camera in. I am unable to import new pictures from my Motorola Atrix phone. Will my pictures still be available on my computer that I ...
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Shotwell 0.15 imports old images to 'no event' despite exposure date. How do I get them organized?

I have imported a bunch of images (originally with 0.14) and they all went to "no event" folder. However most photos do have the exposure date tag(at least Shotwell shows them) I can create a new ...
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Shotwell - color adjustments box location

As part of upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 I got the new Shotwell 0.15 which works fine for me... except... every time I open the color adjustment box it appears at the bottom of my screen, mostly ...
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How to mount a Nikon Coolpix P520 on 12.04 LTS 64bit?

My camera doesn't work anymore in the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I using the 32 bit version it's great, but now in the 64 bit doesn't work.
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Is it possible to reset shotwell 14.01 to its default state?

I know the question could sound as duplicate, but I were not able to find anything suitable to solve the problem. However I have changed some of photography names in my photo collection, but ...
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Can't set Shotwell Photo Viewer as default XFCE4

I installed Ubuntu Minimal and installed XFCE4 as my choice of DE. After that, I installed Shotwell Photo Manager, but I can't set the Photo Viewer as my default for images. I can right click and ...
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Shotwell problem with moving files

I am trying to consolidate all my photos under one Shotwell directory. Some of my photos were copied into that folder and some where not when I imported them (some were imported in place and that is ...
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moving pictures

I downloaded pictures from my phone to computer. all the pictures are now on Shotwell photo manger how do I get them so I can see them from my home folder. I tried right clicking to move it into home ...
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Moving Shotwell from 12.04 LTS to 13.04

I was using Shotwell on an old computer running 12.04 LTS. Not sure what the Shotwell version was [I've looked since, and it's 0.12.3], but it would have been up-to-date for that OS version. Got a ...
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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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Duplicate events in Shotwell

I've imported an existing collection of photographs into Shotwell, and it organizes them into different events by date in the UI, and stores them by Year/Month in the filesystem. This is great, just ...
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Pink overlay on all RAW files

I am having trouble with viewing RAW files of the type CR2 taken with my Canon EOS 6D camera. The images show up in normal colors first, then after ~1 second gets a pink overlay added. This happens ...
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How to add metadata to images using Shotwell

Using Ubuntu 13.04. I have a very basic question about Shotwell. I would like to add a desciption to my photos. I right-click on an image in Nautilus. Choose Open with > Shotwell photo viewer. I ...
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picasa with xp and Shotwell on Ubuntu dual boot with shared pictures

I have picasa on win xp and I am considering using Shotwell on Ubuntu and dual booting between systems. Can both programs access same picture files or will they have conflict with each other?
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Change the exposure date of a photograph

I use Shotwell 0.14.1 in Ubuntu 13.04, is there a way of correcting the exposure date of a photograph either by add-ons to Shotwell or through a third party application. I have just waited 12 hours ...
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link between photo and thumb in shotwell (v 12, db schema 15, ubuntu 12.04)

How do I find the corresponding thumb to a photo in shotwell, schema version 15? The thumb files seem to have hex numbering that doesn't seem to correspond to anything in the photo table as far as I ...
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Some programs don't print in Ubutu 12.04

I have a HP 1005 MFP printer installed on Ubuntu 12.04. Some of the program like shotwell and shutter do not print a page whereas LibreOffice Writer is printing fine. The job from shotwell or shutter ...
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How to keep your photos in sync with Flickr?

I have a ~/photos directory where I keep all my photos. I'd like it to be automatically sync'd to flickr (with their recent generous expansion...) -- all pictures in this directory automatically ...
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cant import photos with nautilus

I was using shotwell to import photos, but I couldn't stand the way it forced me to use their event folder structure. I have read that nautilus will allow you to import photos, but I am not presented ...
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avconv how to copy all stream and merge metadata (fix creation date)?

I am trying to fix the metadata of some old videos, so i would like to copy all streams audio video and subtitle and merge the metadata from a txt file. I first dump the metadata with: avconv -i ...
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Make Shotwell list events by year instead of by month

While re-discovering Shotwell after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04, I started organizing my photo album for real. I quickly noted that I prefer a quite wide classification of events, so that one event ...
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How to transfer an iPhoto Library to a file based structure and how to manage them properly?

I need to export my old iPhoto Library to a file based structure similar to the format of shotwell. There are some possiblities: Just use the iPhoto Master folder Use Shotwell to import the photos ...
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Shotwell event name in folder name?

I use the following directory structure in my Pictures folder: ~/Pictures/2013/20130102_Event_name This way, I can easily browse all photos from 2013 without going too many levels of subfolders in. ...
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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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Publish from shotwell to piwigo

I'm using Kubuntu 12.10 and I want to publish from shotwell to piwigo. The plugin is activated in the settings but in the online-accounts I can't select piwigo. How can I configure and select piwigo ...
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Why are my photos not being saved in Shotwell?

After cropping a picture in Shotwell, and rotating it, the original photograph has not been altered and is still the same. However when I go to the Shotwell "Library" they are shown as being ...
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Why does my Shotwell app think it is 2012?

As you can see from the screenshot, my Shotwell app seems to think that the time and date is back 1 year, in 2012. I have checked though and my system time/date settings are correct. Is there any ...
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Shotwell can't export to Picasa — 401 unauthorized

Publishing to Picasa results in the following error https://www.googleapis.com/oauth2/v1/userinfo returned HTTP status code 401 unauthorized My "online accounts" in the "system settings" return ...
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Shotwell develop raw files on import

In the preferences one can set the default raw developer, leading to each raw beeing developed the first time opened. However I am able to force the development process if I manually switch the raw ...
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Require duplicates to be imported in Shotwell

I have some drawings that I have imported and tagged by date. Now I want to take some of them that I have organized on my disk and put give them a new tag. Shotwell thinks they are duplicates and ...
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How do I resolve date range events?

Shotwell has grouped a large number of images in a "date range" event. I do not know when and how this happened; the images may have been group this way for a year or so. All new images a event tagged ...
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How to see the lists of my videos in Shotwell? [closed]

I made an import from my camera (photos and videos), and after imported them, the "last sync" item, shows me the photos and videos i've recently imported. But if I click any Event in the "Events" tree ...