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

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Can Shotwell create a folder structure based on the event a photo is assigned to?

I have found here on AU and elsewhere that Shotwell can import files and organise them into folders/subfolders by date (yyyymm, yyyy/mm/dd, and so on). Can I import files, assign them to events, and ...
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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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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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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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Can Shotwell create a folder structure based on the date the photos were taken?

All my photos are quite disorganized and I found this option in the settings dialogue to import pictures and create new folders using this pattern: ...
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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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Unable to Import Digital Photos [closed]

I am unable to import digital photos in Ubuntu 12.04. When I plug in my camera (Canon EOS Rebel Tii) it is immediately recognized, but I am unable to download any photos. So far I have tried: ...
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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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Why was F-Spot replaced with Shotwell in Ubuntu 10.10?

What are the advantages of using Shotwell? What are the disadvantages?
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Shotwell with Dropbox

I import all my photos with Shotwell into a folder within my Dropbox so all the photos are available to other devices. However, most importing is done on Linux laptop and while photos are available ...
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How do I upgrade to the latest version of Shotwell?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10, and am trying to upgrade Shotwell to the latest version (0.11.1). I've been trying to follow the instructions on the Shotwell installation page for building from source but ...
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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 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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Argus Camera DC-1512E will not transfer photos

I can't transfer photos from this camera. It will not show up a drive. Shotwell does not acknowledge it's existence. lsusb reports the camera as "Primax Elecrtonics". Help?
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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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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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Shotwell refusing to publish more than one photo at a time

I'm using Shotwell 0.9.2 on Ubuntu 11.04. If I select 5 photos, click Publish, and then Publish again I get a message saying: Uploading 1 of 5 However, once the progress bar gets to the end it ...