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Is there a way to prevent Shotwell from scanning a connected phone for photos?

I use Shotwell for photo management on Ubuntu regularly and also tend to plug in my phone to charge off my laptop. Every time I do this, Shotwell attempts to scan the phone. Sometimes it does this ...
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How do I get CR3 files to show thumbnails on Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS?

I am a new-ish Linux user who currently uses an R6 as my main camera and Darktable as my main photo editing software. My file manager shows thumbnails for my old .cr2 and .orf photos perfectly fine, ...
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How to rsync **photos** from a specific date forward, namely from the date on which the photo was taken (e.g., exif:DateTime)?

Starting with find and rsync? and How to rsync files / folders from a specific date forward?, how to rsync photos from a specific date, namely from the date on which the photo was taken (i.e., from ...
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Software to run a slideshow and display specific EXIF data

I am looking for software to display a slideshow of my many photos (in multiple folders/sub-folders). In addition to randomly displaying a photo and then automatically moving to a different image, I ...
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Shotwell imports videos into the wrong folder 1970/01/01

I'm using Shotwell 0.30.10. I've imported some videos and Shotwell copied them to the wrong place. Instead of putting them in the folder path for the correct date, it put them in /library_path/1970/01/...
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Shotwell: Shortcut for moving between events?

I'm browsing through a year's worth of photos in Shotwell. The photos are automatically sorted into events by date (which I like). Whenever I open an event, I can highlight a photo and use the arrow ...
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Picture Location Data

When I upload photos from my android phone to a Windows machine the location details are shown under the 'info' or 'details' tab on each picture. When I do this on my Ubuntu 21.04 machine the location ...
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Different default programs for viewing and editing files?

Wouldn't it be nice if, say, when selecting a file in nautilus (or any other any file manager), hitting enter would open it with a primary default application, while hitting shift+enter would open it ...
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How can I mirror Shotwell library in the directories?

I noticed that when I import pictures in Shotwell, they all get copied to ~/Pictures but this copy is not synced with deletions or edits I make to the pictures in the library. Also the folder ...
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Which apps support to open and convert JPEG XL (.jxl) pictures?

JPEG XL (.jxl) is the next-generation, general-purpose image compression codec by the JPEG committee (more info you can find on jpegxl.info). Which apps/programs can open and convert it?
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Change exif date of photo with gthumb

According to the gthumb help section in Gnome Help it should be possible to change the date a photo was taken (DateTimeOriginal): "To change the file modification times, the comment dates, or the ...
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mount afc://.../DCIM as a folder

I'm using Rapid Foto Downloader 0.9.24 with my iPhone on 18.04LTS. Recently, it shows no photos (it does see the iPhone, when the latter is unmounted in Files). I'm able to navigate to DCIM folder ...
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How can I preview iPhone photos in Nautilus file manager?

I've selected the Nautilus setting to always show thumbnails and it works when browsing most directories containing images with Nautilus, but it doesn't work for my iPhone directory. How can I ...
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Which image viewer from Ubuntu repositories supports image auto rotate based on EXIF?

I have used Fastone Image Viewer on MS Windows for long time. One of its great features was image auto-rotation based on EXIF attributes. So viewer rotates image to show it in correct orientation. ...
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Phatch no longer in repositories, is there another safe location for ubuntu?

Phatch no longer in repositories, is there another safe location for Ubuntu? I cannot find it in synaptic and no results in Terminal.
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How to detect duplicates of photos (even if the duplicate is of lower resolution) and how to keep only the higher-res copy?

Perusing thousands of photos from my smartphone transferred to my computer is a bit of a challenge. Separating the wheat from the chaff is a time consuming late-night endeavor. What makes this ...
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How can I detect damaged images after they are downloaded and remove them?

I have scraped lots of images that were either jpg, jpeg, or png. However, some of my images do not show in thumbnail view because they are damaged. I have already increased the limit to 100MB for ...
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Copy face tags from one set of pictures to the same pictures in higher resolution

I have added face tags to a set of 800 pictures using digikam. I will receive the same set of pictures in higher resolution next week and wanted to know if and how I can copy these face tags from the ...
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JPGICC: What does the option described as "Precalculates transform" do?

The man page of jpgicc says -c NUM Precalculates transform (0=Off, 1=Normal, 2=Hi-res, 3=LoRes) [defaults to 1]. I was not able to find more information about that option. To me it seems 1 is a trade-...
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How can I delete an image with Eye of Gnome / EOG?

I'm on Ubuntu 17.10 and I wonder how I can delete an image with Eye of Gnome / EOG, I press del keyboard button, but nothing happens. Also there is no option for delete on the menu: My EOG version is:...
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How to make video out of frames with a given frame rate?

I have frames extracted from video with 24 fps (I used ffmpeg), now I need to glue them back with the same frame rate.
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Any app on Ubuntu to open and/or convert HEIF pictures (.HEIC, High Efficiency Image File Format)?

A certain cellphone maker has changed the default format of taking pictures to HEIF (.HEIC, High Efficiency Image File Format), without asking the users (although there is still the option to use jpeg/...
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When using fusermount to access photos on an iphone, what folder should the photos be in?

I am trying to access the photos and videos on my iphone 6, running iOS 10.3.3 from my computer running Ubuntu Gnome 17.04. I followed the procedure written up by "mniess" on this question: How do I ...
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Disabling shotwell duplicate detection [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. Afaik shotwell is the best option to view photos in recursive/multiple folders. I want to see them even if they are duplicated, but I don't know how to disable the duplicate ...
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adding exif data (photo taken date) to photos

I have photos without Exif data (some were scanned, some were sent by WhatsApp) - but I have them sorted on folders with other pictures that have Exif data. Is it possible to add the minimum Exif ...
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Digital Photo Professional alternative for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm looking for alternative software to develop raw files (cr2) on Ubuntu? I know that I can use wine to run DPP, but I wonder if there is another option worth trying?
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How to adjust the search path for gnome-photos app?

I'm wondering whether it is possible to adjust the search paths (and make the search recursive) of the default photo app (gnome-photos). I could not find any settings for this. Why? It finds photos ...
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Nautilus: Mark files in directory as favorite

I have a digital camera since 15 years. My son is 13 now and we want to create a book with photos of his childhood. This means my wife and me we need to select our favorite photos. I look at the ...
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Dolphin is not showing the image dimensions metadata when previewing images on Kubuntu 16.10

The Dolphin file manager is not showing the dimensions metadata when hovering over the images and previewing them. It used to show them in the past. How do I show the image dimensions metadata when ...
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Shotwell fatal error

I'm looking for any help anyone might be able to offer on the following crash message in Shotwell: Shotwell A fatal error occurred when accessing Shotwell's library. Shotwell cannot continue. ...
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Any suggestion how to manage RAW photos on a Ubuntu Desktop?

I'm looking for a while for ideas to manage my original RAW (eg. *.NEF or *.cr2) photos on my Ubuntu Desktop. Right know I'm using Shotwell for the Import and folder structure of my pictures but as ...
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I have 21000 .jpg in single folder. How can I view them?

I have a setup with Raspberry Pi and motion which takes one picture every second and stores then in a single folder. Now there are 21000 of them. I tried to use eog for viewing images but it hangs. ...
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Photo & video viewer similar to Android's Gallery app

Are there any Ubuntu programs that allow us to view a folder's videos and photos in one integrated viewer in the same way that Android's Gallery app functions? With Nautilus I have to browse the ...
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Application to order undated photos?

Before trying to code my own solution... I have about 3,000 photo slides that I am digitizing with a scanner. I put the scanned images in folders corresponding to years. I'd like an application that ...
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How do I work with and open 360 degree *.pano panoramic image files?

Microsoft's Photosynth (uploaded via iOS app) website exports to *.pano. Facebook now supports 360 degree photos natively. How would I work with the metadata and/or view these 360 degree panoramic ...
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Is there an application that can sort image files by creation date?

I'm searching for a way to show and sort pictures according to the record date (not "last change" date), but I didn't find any non-terminal program. It should be a file browser like the Windows ...
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Directory structure for storing images in a file system

What is the best directory structure for storing personal images in a file-system? I have seen this structure in the past: YYYY/MM/DD/ But I am unhappy with it. If I want to share a single day via ...
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A simple picture editing software - for adding text to image

I'm looking for a software to combine photo and text, I don't need special effects just that one function. Is there a free software that is also easy to use? I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04
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Photo Album Software

I call to the power of the community for some tips and information on the existence of Photo album software available. I used iPhoto for many years but now my albums are getting to large and ...
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RAW image viewer with rating capability?

An image viewer that Can display (the embedded JPG inside) RAW files. Supports rating images and can write the ratings into the files. Does not need to "import" the images. I don't know any. ...
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How can I view images sorted by width and height?

I have a bunch of different sized images in a folder. I would like to sort the images by width x height and then copy some to another folder using a file explorer. (In this case i want to move all my ...
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why are jpeg previews included with each photo in the directory?

i have uploaded a bunch of RAW photos on my ubuntu device from an SD card, and what i am finding is that in each directory where my photos are stored, there is also a jpeg preview right next to it. ...
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digikam: organize imported images by date

I am using digikam to import and organize pictures on my hard disks. It seems that digikam is not reading the metadata to catalogue the pictures by date. How can I force digikam to read the ...
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What software can I use to convert images to other formats?

I am looking for an application which can do the following: Resize one or more images Compress images Rotate and flip images Rename multiple images using a progressive number or a prefix/suffix ...
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Image recognition search software?

I have recently lost an image. I know it is somewhere on my machine, but I don't know where. I have an image which looks very similar to it. Is there any kind software for Ubuntu similar to the Google ...
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How to upload many images to Google Photo?

I have 70k images in 2k directories on my Ubuntu PC. I want to upload them to google photo to the unlimited store (called "high quality" with reduced size). This solution looks too complicated to ...
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Some tools for managing photos [duplicate]

I have a lot of photos in different folders. Some of them are copies of each other. I want to put those photos in one folder and I want a tool to identify the duplicate files. I also want some photo ...
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I need to import pictures twice in Shotwell

I am importing photos in Shotwell folder by folder, adding tags and titles. All was going well but suddenly after selecting a folder using import in file, there is a box asking if I want to cancel, ...
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Collating multiple images into one, programmatically

I have 41 PDF pages converted into PNGs that I need to collate as one long vertical image, in order. I can't do this manually because I have roughly a thousand other sets of 41 images, I need to ...
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Set picassa photo viewer as default app for image

I just installed Picasa in my Ubuntu 14.04 using Wine following this How would I install Picasa 3.9? until step 3 cause i don't want to connect to my Picasa account. I want just to use Picasa photo ...
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