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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Modify tags for multiple photos

I need to modify tags in multiple photos. It seems I have to do it manually one by one. I tried selecting more than one, but then the modify tag options doesn't work. Is there a way around this? Am I ...
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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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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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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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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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I need to import pictures twice in Shotwell

Hell, I am importing photo's in Shotwell folder by folder, adding tags and tittles. All went well but suddenly after selecting a folder using the import in file, there is a box asking if I want to ...
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Managing Events in Shotwell

Running Shotwell 0.20.2. Shotwell recognizes events based on the date of the photo. I have three cases where this leads to problem: Multiple events on the same day. A family outing in the morning, ...
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Shotwell not displaying key images for events?

I have recently imported my shotwell photo library to a new installation of 15.10 'standard' ubuntu. All seems ok except that it is not displaying the key event images. Even if I set a new key event ...
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I lost my original photo when i cropped using shotwell

I did a crop on the original photo. The cropping picture has replaced the original photo. Now I lost my original photo. Is there any chance of recovering my original photo? Note : revert to ...
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Update software in the software center (Shotwell and Digikam)

I'm trying to use the software center to get updated packages. I would like to like to update some beloved packages to the latest stable version: Shotwell (0.20.1) and Digikam (4.4.0). I recently ...
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Lost photos in Shotwell after upgrade

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS from the previous 12.04. Unfortunately for me, I can't seem to find all my photos including documents that I had with the new version. I remember when ...
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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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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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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 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 : how to browse external library without external drive plugged-in

My laptop hard drive is running out of space so I decided to put my entire photo library (33000+ pictures, 160 Gb) on a dedicated external hard drive. The process went smoothly ... until I found out ...
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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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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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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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Error interpreting JPEG image file (Not a JPEG file: starts with 0x00 0x00)

Hi i have moved jpg images from a SD card to a flash drive for back up and now not one pic will open, only displaying the above title message. I have looked online and tried gimp, shotwell and image ...
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Cannot see pictures on Trascend SD

I m quite new to Ubuntu/Unix systems and I am facing some problems while trying to read files from my sd card. Basically the sd card is detected and mounted but I cannot see thumbnails or the content ...
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Printing from shotwell slow

When opening a an image in shotwell, if I tell it to print, it take s a very ling time (3-4 minutes sometimes) before the printer will actually receive and print the image. Open the same image using ...
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How to force Shotwell re-read metadata from images?

I have some odd behavior of Shotwell: some of my ratings of a recent event photos have disappeared from the Shotwell's database. Most of the photos that I had rated two stars are listed as not rated ...
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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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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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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 - Move photos to new folder

I want to use Shotwell just to rate my pictures quickly and then edit the good ones later on in darktable. So i would like to move the good ones into a seperate folder. I know i could export them to ...
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downloading photos from 1phone 6

how do I download photos from my iphone 6 with ubuntu 14.4 using shotwell have not had a problem in the past thank you annette
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Shotwell, ignore thumbnails from other programs for import

I stored my pictures on a synology NAS and using the Photo station. The Photo station creates a couple of thumbnails for every picture and stores them in a subfolder named @eaDir. When importing ...
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Shotwell, how to preview a single picture on Mass Storage Camera?

I am making my photos using braketing with different exposure and shutter times. So before importing them, it would be nice to be able to zoom in on those photos and compare which of the version is ...
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Changing Shotwell's grid

In Shotwell when straighten option appears a grid. It has 4 x 4 blocks. But I want to change it to 6 x 6. How to achieve this?
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Ubuntu crash when using ubuntu native application on 14.04

First of all, my apologies if my question has already had answer. The problem is I don't know what keyword to search. My laptop is a dual boot windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. And since yesterday I ...
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Saving Downloaded MP3s to an iPhone5c Through Banshee on Ubuntu 14.10

I download MP3s, import them to the Banshee library, connect my iPhone 5c (iOS 8.1.2), and drag and drop the music to my phone. The music syncs and it appears to be in my phone's library when viewed ...
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How do I hide Shotwell's bottom toolbar?

Anyone know a hack that hides Shotwell's bottom toolbar? Here's a screenshot.
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Importing Nikon D3200 pictures to shotwell will not take DSC_NNNN where NNNN > 1000

When we have over 1000 pictures taken on our Nikon camera and try to import them as soon as we get to picture 1000 the file naming convention goes back to 1. For shotwell this isn't a problem because ...