I have a phone (an HTC Hero) and when I plug it into my computer, Shotwell shows me my photos and some other files that are on some applications folders that I don't want to import.

Everytime I unselect these photos, but a better solution would be to exclude these folders from being scanned by shotwell.

Any suggestions on how to do this please?

  • Does making the folder Hidden stop it from being scanned eg adding a period to the beginning of the folder name – Allan Feb 18 '11 at 10:48

This is actually an issue with gphoto2, the library Shotwell relies on to work with digital cameras. I've reported this bug here.

Our own ticket for this problem is here: http://trac.yorba.org/ticket/1903

There's a number of ways to solve this problem. One question I have for you is, are all the photos you want to import stored in a single directory on your phone or multiple directories?

  • Ok, thanks, I will wait :(. All photos are on multiple directories. – Dorian Feb 23 '11 at 14:18

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