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Anyone using Shotwell Photo Manager?
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mow9902

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PostPosted: Wed 25 Apr 2012, 03:25    Post_subject:  Anyone using Shotwell Photo Manager?  

http://yorba.org/shotwell/

Can anyone point me to a SFS or PET or TAR file for Shotwell please? It looks like perfect image viewer/organiser for me. I cannot work out how to download something I can use and I don't know how to compile source.



If not - then can anyone point me to something equivalent. I'd be happy with a linux (puppy) version of Xnview. I'm using the windows version on WINE - but want to move completely to Linux.

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PostPosted: Wed 25 Apr 2012, 03:49    Post_subject:  

Hello.

I looked at the dependencies required for shotwell, and I don't know if Puppy has all of them.

You may want to download and install gqview 2.15 (see attached example) from

http://distro.ibiblio.org/puppylinux/pet_packages-4/gqview-2.0.4.pet

You can interface it with mtpaint and in this way have a complete environment similar to xnview.

Just a thought.
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smokey01


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PostPosted: Mon 25 Jun 2012, 06:54    Post_subject:  

I have had a look at Shotwell at it looks very good. It has a great search facility and looks reasonably easy to drive.

I tried the version in the Precise Puppy repo that Billtoo recommended. It does have a lot of dependencies, I think 170M in total.

I think Fatdog will be my next main distribution so I am keen to see if Shotwell will work in it.

It is suppose to be able to email photos but it's looking for nautilus. Nautilus is a file manager, I think, not an email client.

Are there any interested parties out there or is there something better or smaller?

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