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

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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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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 ...
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How do I export Shotwell photos ordered by date/time they were shot?

I make an album with pictures from several friends' cameras. Let's imagine that the EXIF exposure date and time are correct in all files. Filenames, however, are not aligned (e.g. my camera starts at ...
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Xubuntu upload photos to Facebook or Picasa via shotwell

I was able to upload easily when I was using unity or gnome shell environment.. But after switching to full xubuntu 12.10.. The options are missing and I can't add them... Anyone know why?
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How can I enable publishing to Facebook using Online Accounts in Lubuntu Shotwell 0.13?

Since upgrade to Lubuntu 12.10, I can't publish photos to Facebook, as the system is now integrated with "Online Accounts", but these can't be configured. There's no relevant entry in the ...
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How to upload photos from Shotwell?

I only started using Ubuntu a couple months ago. I've been able to get pictures from my camera onto the machine. The system is very different for me and I'm trying to work it out on my own, but I ...
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Where does shotwell store its config files?

Does anybody have an idea where does Shotwell store its config files? The problem is: I made a new installation of 12.10, and decided to use a new hdd for the home directory. I moved all pictures ...
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how to recover missing files on shotwell 0.12.3-0ubuntu0.1? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool for recovering deleted data from a flash drive I recently "imported" some pictures from a memory card to Shotwell, but apparently I did not import them correctly, ...
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How can I get pictures from Shotwell on the notebook to the desktop?

My father has a desktop and a notebook. The desktop is way more powerful and has RAID set up, so he uses it for editing and storing his pictures. But he spends several months a year away from home. So ...
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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 to enable a startpage in Shotwell?

How do I enable a startpage in shotwell. I don't like my photos to be shown when opening shotwell. I want it so show an image previously selected, and It should only shows my photos after clicking ...
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How to disable the link MissingFile on Shotwell

I have some personal photos which are encrypted by CryptKeeper. I doesn't like to disclose them to anyone. Whenever i lke to view them, I mount them using CryptKeeper. I need to include these photos ...
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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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Online accounts: Failed to get the “token” request: Can not resolve proxy hostname ()

I had my computer with Ubuntu 12.04 a few months without a network card and now it has a new and functional empathy I try to connect on Facebook or posting photos or import Shotwell right through my ...
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Alternatives for Shotwell on KDE

For various reasons I have recently converted from Ubuntu Unity to KDE (Kubuntu). I have found suitably integrated solutions for most of the applications I used to use under Unity on my new KDE ...
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Shotwell/Code: Skript to remove RAW's of deleted jpg's [closed]

When I import a nef file (say, x.nef), shotwell automatically converts it to a jpg, naming it x_nef_shotwell.jpg. However, when I delete a picture in shotwell, it only removes the jpg-file and not the ...
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Shotwell not writing metadata tags to images

I've checked the box in preference to save metadata to images, but it's not saving tags or titles to the jpg files. Anyone else having this problem?
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Cannot transfer digital photos from HP Photosmart Camera

I connected the camera via USB and it was promptly recognized by Ubuntu and Shotwell, however when attempting to import photos, Shotwell can only find a single photo among hundreds. When accessing the ...
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How to add frames to images (in shotwell)?

I will be a photographer at an event and part of the deal is we offer on the spot editing, which includes cropping and photo adjustments. The organizer insists we offer adding frames to the pictures. ...
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shotwell bugs with a canon PowerShot A3100 IS

Well, I have a canon PowerShot A3100 IS, and I have some problems while importing videos. When I try to copy them, it simply doesn't work, and when I try to import them, it starts buging, and the ...
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How do I export a group of photos from Shotwell to a folder?

I wish to select photos from the default event directories, and move them into a custom event directory like shown in this tutorial. Then I want to export the group of photos to a specific folder or ...
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How can I select a sample of pictures from a camera import and move them to another folder on my System [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use my own folder structure with Shotwell? Shotwell imports the pictures into the pictures directory but the displayed thumbprints it maps to its own virtual ...
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How do I use my own folder structure with Shotwell?

I want to organize my photos as follows: my own folder structure, not date-based not in ~/Pictures automatically detect new photos in my folder structure (including in subfolders) do not create ...
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Way to make Shotwell use ffmpegthumbnailer instead of Totem for thumbnails?

Totem never works right in my experience. My latest problem is that totem will not display some video Thumbnails. I fixed the problem by installing ffmpegthumbnailer and using this to generate ...
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shotwell does not copy, but import them without copying [closed]

I tryed to import photos from my external harddisk into shotwell. After doing this, I disconected the harddisk and the photos disapeared immediately. I saw that the photos had been importet into the ...