How to Install Entangle 0.5.2 in Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04, Linux Mint

August 20, 2013 — Leave a comment

As you may know, Entangle is a graphical interface for “tethered shooting”, aka taking photographs with a digital camera completely controlled from the computer. A new release 0.5.2 was released with bug fixes and improvements.

tethered-shooting in Ubuntu


  • Split histogram into RGB colour channels
  • Fix aperture / shutter speed calculations in status bar
  • Only import files with known image extensions
  • Use case insensitive file extension check to detect raw files
  • Set saner defaults for processing raw files to fix Canon raw display
  • Set preferences before loading session to fix settings for initial image load
  • Apply orientation from EXIF images if image file has none
  • Remove left over debug prints
  • Add support for linear histogram display mode
  • Support ‘h’ key to toggle linear/log histogram mode
  • Ensure all events are emitted in main thread
  • Remove use of deprecated GDK thread APIs
  • Use GtkGrid instead of deprecated GtkTable
  • Ensure status bar is constant size when scaling image
  • Preserve scrollbar offsets when switching images
  • Make metadata extraction more robust wrt missing fields
  • Updated translations from transifex
  • To install Entangle 0.5.2 in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and Linux Mint 13, 15, Elementary OS. First add the get deb repository by downloading and installing the below deb package:


    For Linux Mint users, you may go to Software Sources -> Additional repositories -> to enable the repository.

    Then press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal and run commands to install it:

    sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install entangle

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