I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, I'm incredibly new at using it, and I'm trying to upload photos from a Nikon camera.


I can only answer one of these two questions:

Screenshots can be fullscreen (press the PrntScr button, or the active window (press Alt+PrntScr)

Usually for camera pictures, I pull the memory card and place it into a card reader which looks like a disk drive to my computer.

  • Found the screenshot thing, thanks. I do not own a card reader, unfortunately. Before switching to Ubuntu, I was able to do this fine so I'm a little confused. – Adam Felt Jul 18 '14 at 4:38
  • New systems... You connect your camera with a USB cable? Just give it a shot. Most likely it will open a window asking if you want to use a photo management program such as Shotwell to look at the files, or a file manager. – Charles Green Jul 18 '14 at 4:57
  • Already tried the USB. Nothing came up, and using Shotwell I can't find my camera either. I'm hopelessly lost. – Adam Felt Jul 18 '14 at 5:10
  • There is an application on the Ubuntu Software Center that might help you - it is call GThumb Image Viewer (open the software center and type gthumb) - it apparently is able to read images from a wide variety of cameras. – Charles Green Jul 18 '14 at 5:30
  • GThumb also did not work. – Adam Felt Jul 18 '14 at 6:21

Although the USB did not work, the SD card did, and GThumb worked fine in uploading.


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