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

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Shotwell crashing with core dump

When I try to import pictures and videos from a local directory, Shotwell crashes. I already upgraded Shotwell from Yorba repositories to 0.18.1. Here follows the message when running from terminal: ...
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Does shotwell have no function to save a low quality version of a JPG?

It often happens that I have to scale down screenshots in quality for forums. If it does not: Is there a better software I could use?
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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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Problem while updating shotwell

The last update of Shotwell is causing me troubles while updating my system. I tried with sudo apt-get install -f and I got this error message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Shotwell cannot mount device Error 53

I would report this as a bug, but I'm in my 50s and reading the bug reporting requirements would make me a bug specialist and take me about a week to insure I was reporting it properly. I'm an end ...
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Shotwell won't start after restoring my home folder

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 but had issues that meant I decided to return to 12.04. I did a full reinstall formatting the drive and then used back-in-time to restore the home folders (last ...
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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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adding a simpel “save” button to the shotwell image viewer?

Can someone tell me if i can add a simpel save button to the shotwell image editor? its more than pointless to have it on the viewer, but not on the editor? I know strg+s or simpy close and click ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't move files from phone storage to computer

I have a HTC One m8, and when I plug it in it shows up in Files as "Android Phone". It shows my internal storage automatically, and at the top it says "Contains digital photos Shotwell". But the issue ...
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Installing few packages removed shotwell

While trying to install these packages: elementry-desktop, xubuntu-desktop & synaptic my shotwell got removed. Why? Will there be any conflict if I try to install shotwell again? Please help, I ...
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Can Shotwell publish RAW CR2 photos?

Can Shotwell be configured to publish the CR2 file to Google instead of the JPEG? I was extremely disappointed to discover that all the time I spend publishing photos was wasted because it used the ...
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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 to remove duplicate imported photos in Shotwell

I've noticed that Shotwell has imported many images twice. Apparently the duplicate detection is buggy once a photo is tagged. I have "write meta data tags" enabled in the settings. If I import a ...
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How to launch Shotwell when a camera gets plugged in?

Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). About This Computer -> Removable Media -> Select how media should be handled Photos => Shotwell When I plug in a digital camera (Canon PowerShot SX20 IS), a ...
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Why are ImageMagick and Shotwell both pre-installed?

Their jobs are pretty much the same right? I want to uninstall useless programs. But I fear I may lose important things. I have GIMP and Inkscape installed though.
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How to add cropping preset in Shotwell

Would it be possible to add a preset to the cropping proportions list in Shotwell viewer? If so, how?
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Is it possible to print multiple (and different) photos from Shotwell?

I know how to print multiple instances of the same photo, but I need to print 4 different pictures on one sheet. Does this functionality exist? Thanks a lot! G.
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Can shotwell display gps location data for example using Google maps?

I am in the process of migrating from many years of using iPhoto to Shotwell (the main reason being that I fed up with the vedor-lockin of Apple even though iPhoto itself is a good tool). I realize ...
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Alternative to Shotwell

I have a Nikon camera and a Doro phone. On my windows 7 pc I am able to download photos from both using Piccassa with no problems. On my Linux laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 I can download photos from ...
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Using Grive to backup Links to large folder

I have a folder that contains 2 Gig of photos for Shotwell that I want to backup using Grive. I created a Link to the folder and moved the link to the Google Drive folder. When I run Sync Now, it ...
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Shotwell / Eye of Gnome image viewer - image edit JPEG quality

Introduction When you open an image with "Eye of Gnome image viewer" (EOG) you can edit this image by pressing the edit image button. (you might need to add the 'Edit image' button to the toolbar) It ...
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Ubuntu seems to mount flash drives and SD Cards, but they will not open in Nautilus

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit, and have had essentially no issues with it thus far. However, whenever I plug in a USB flash drive or an SD card, it seems to open in Shotwell. First I went to the ...
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Shotwell Manager - excluding imported photos from Unity Dash

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. Using "Privacy", I have excluded some folders from record activity and also excluded Shotwell Manager's activities to be recorded. However, when I import some photos from ...
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It shows 'No pictures/videos' in my Shotwell

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and I have a lot of pictures on my system, but after I open the main Shotwell window, it doesn't show any picture at all! I've attached a screenshot of the window.
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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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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 [closed]

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 ...