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shotwell photo manager

Gnome 3 photo manager shotwell 0.19.0, an unstable pre-release of the upcoming version 0.20, has been released with support for Rajce.net and Gallery 3 photo services.

Shotwell is a popular photo manager for Gnome 3 with below great features:

  • Import from disk or camera
  • Organize by time-based Events, Tags (keywords), Folders, and more
  • View your photos in full-window or fullscreen mode
  • Crop, rotate, color adjust, straighten, and enhance photos
  • Slideshow
  • Video and RAW photo support
  • Share to major Web services, including Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube

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The latest 0.19.0 has been released as a pre-release of the upcoming version 0.20 with below changes:

  • Support for Rajce.net and Gallery 3 photo services added
  • Set background image for lock screen
  • Better detection of corrupt images during import
  • Various bug fixes
  • Updated translations

The .deb installer is available in Yorba’s daily build PPA for Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10. Check your OS type: 32-bit = i386 or 64-bit = amd64, and download & install the appropriate package from the link below:

Download Shotwell .deb

The .deb package can be installed by double-click on it to open with Ubuntu Software Center and click the install button.

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

shotwell 0.18 ubuntu 13.10

Yorba Team has announced the 0.18 release of its shotwell photo manager recently with various bug fixes and translation updates.

According to the release note, Shotwell 0.18 contains below changes:

  • Tumblr publishing fixed
  • Fixed resource leak when importing videos
  • Improved searching for event comments and diacritics
  • Various bug fixes
  • Compile and install translated help files
  • Updated translations

shotwell 0.18 ubuntu 13.10

Install Shotwell:

Yorba’s Stable PPA only provides the update for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. To install it, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install shotwell

For Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.10, besides building it from the source code. You can use the Yorba’s Daily build PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/daily-builds

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install shotwell

NOTE: As the Daily PPA’s description says, “This PPA contains daily builds of Yorba’s software, including Shotwell Photo Manager and Geary. Because these builds correspond to the current state of the development source tree, they are untested and highly volatile. Us it at your own risk!”

shotwell 0.15.1

Shotwell 0.15.1 has been released recently with important bug fixes. Here are the details and how to install or upgrade it in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint 15, 14.

Shotwell 0.15.1 fixes:

  • Install Tumblr plugin resources (Tumblr plugin failed to work without them)
  • Fix crash when video thumbnails are being inspected and created

Yorba strongly recommends all users upgrade to this release.

For Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal and their derivatives, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one to upgrade from Yorba PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:yorba/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install -y shotwell

The tarball for Shotwell 0.15.1 is available at github page.

For Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, due to the dependencies has updated to libgphoto2-6 while the Shotwell required version libgphoto2-2. Yorba team wrote in the announcement:

We hope that a version for Saucy will be available soon in Ubuntu’s repositories.

shotwell 0.15.1 in pear os 8

shotwell 0.15.1 in pear os 8

shotwell 0.15

Yorba, the developer of Shotwell has announced a new release Shotwell 0.15, which brings several enhancements:

  • Copy and paste color adjustments between photos
  • Highlights detail adjustment
  • YouTube plugin now uses OAuth / OpenID
  • Videos in Missing Files now re-import properly
  • Improvements when thumbnailing videos
  • Numerous bug fixes

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Upgrade Shotwell in Ubuntu:

The Shotwell 0.15 tarball is available for download. See the installation guide for information on getting Shotwell on your system

The team has built this release on their PPA for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal and their derivatives, such as Linux Mint 15 & 14.

To get started installing the photo management tool, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install shotwell

For Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, you don’t have to do something special. Just open Software Center, search for and install shotwell, which is already the newest.

The developer doesn’t build it for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and its derivatives, because the libraries change so much between versions that it isn’t practical to build on older versions.