Shotwell 0.18.1 Fixed Flickr Issue, Install it in Ubuntu 14.04

July 2, 2014

shotwell 0.18.1 Ubuntu 14.04
 

Yorba team has released an update of its photo organizer with important fixes. According to the changelog, the new release shotwell 0.18.1 fixed:

  • Fix Flickr publishing errors due to Flickr moving to HTTPs-only
  • Fix crash when updating photo data/time
  • Fix crash due to nested tag and changing sidebar selection
  • Corrected URLs to point to new gnome.org pages

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If you’re using Shotwell in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10 or other derivatives, you may consider upgrading it from Yorba’s PPA.

After making a backup, do below steps:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run command to remove previous version:

sudo apt-get remove shotwell shotwell-common

Then add the Yorba’s PPA via:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa

Finally install shotwell after checking for updates:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install shotwell

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