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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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how to not get stretched pics when viewing them with shotwell

i use shotwell to organize my picture. I use it also crop and modify them. Now that i have installed ubuntu 12.04 a crop picture is "stretched" so that it occupies the all screen. it used to keep ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...