[kwlug-disc] Photo Managment

Ron Singh ronsingh149 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 21:13:09 EST 2019


I got me  some learning to do on the "purge" parameters -- I am just so
hyper-paranoid that more than what came will go away.

Thanks,

Ron Singh



On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 8:57 PM Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:

> If you are running a Debian derived system, then you can experiment as
> much as you want
> with DigiKam and any other KDE based app.
>
> $ sudo aptitude install blah
> ... [pulls in a lot of stuff]
>
> ... test it out
>
> $ sudo aptitude purge blah
>
> Everything goes back to how it was before you installed the application.
>
> So, not really a concern, and no need to install a KDE desktop just to
> test ...
>
> I run a couple of KDE programs on Xubuntu without issues.
>
> On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 8:53 PM Colin Mackay <zixiekat at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the warning.  It doesn't matter too much.  I run vCenter, so
>> I'll just spin up a new Kubuntu.  I usually stick with Cinnamon, Mate, or
>> XFCE normally.
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 8:22 PM Ron Singh <ronsingh149 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Digikam brings along a whack of KDE dependencies with it -- not sure if
>>> you are using a distro with the KDE desktop.
>>>
>>> You might want to try Digikam packaged as an AppImage first to see if it
>>> does what you need.
>>>
>>> See:
>>> https://www.digikam.org/download/
>>> The download options on the upper-left-hand of your screen offers 32-bit
>>> and 64-bit AppImages of DigiKam.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Ron Singh
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 8:02 PM Colin Mackay <zixiekat at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks folks!
>>>>
>>>> I'll check out that reddit group, but DigiKam might do what I need...
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 2:31 PM Chamunks <chamunks at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> A very helpful resource that I've found for self-hosted solutions
>>>>> which may lead you down the path to a solution would be
>>>>> https://reddit.com/r/selfhosted they have an incredible and growing
>>>>> list of options for FOSS self-hosted options for everything.  I remember a
>>>>> number of things hitting the sub with image hosting and organization in
>>>>> mind without having to do a full NextCloud Installation.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 5:46 AM Sandeep Johri <sandeepjohri at rogers.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I use Digikam to manage my photos. May be worth a try if you haven't
>>>>>> looked at it as yet (https://www.digikam.org/)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> From:
>>>>>> Sandeep Johri
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 2019-02-06 11:01 p.m., Chris Craig wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It's been a while since I used it but I know that GThumb used to have
>>>>>> a bunch of options for bulk operations, including using exif data. One case
>>>>>> that turned out really well was when I had renamed a bunch of pictures I
>>>>>> was having printed off with the date as the file name - which ended up
>>>>>> being printed on the back of the photo.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, 6 Feb 2019 at 22:17, Colin Mackay <zixiekat at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I am looking for suggestions or ideas on how to manage photos.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Currently I have a FreeNAS box with about 250GB of pictures (41,000
>>>>>>> files), semi-organized into folders, but with the date stamps all being
>>>>>>> accurate, from what I can tell.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'd like some way to re-organize all the pictures, by date, and be
>>>>>>> able to add a description in the exif information.  I know I could probably
>>>>>>> create a shell script to move the pictures around, but I was hoping there'd
>>>>>>> be some Open Source management system that can help me do it.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Any help would be appreciated.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks!
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