Saturday, November 5, 2016

How to install Shotwell 0.25.0 released on Ubuntu 16.10

   Shotwell 0.25.0 is an image organizer designed to provide personal photo management for the GNOME desktop Shotwell can import photos and videos from a digital camera directly. Shotwell automatically groups photos and videos by date, and supports tagging. Its image editing features allow users to straighten, crop, eliminate red eye, and adjust levels and color balance. It also features an auto "enhance" option that will attempt to guess appropriate levels for the image.

Shotwell 0.25.0 Changelog:

  •     Add contrast to improvements
  •     Add a log when shifting events
  •     Add a debug output of the current timezone
  •     Fix compilation with recent Vala compiler
  •     Fix focus handling of full-screen viewer
  •     Remove obsolete CSS style property
  •     Support ACDSEE tags
  •     Use unicode characters
  •     Remove deprecated calls
  •     Silence two C warnings that are usually caused by valac
  •     Refactor web authenticator
  •     Spelling fixes
  •     Piwigo: Add option to override SSL certificate handling
  •     Piwigo: Add option to show the SSL certificate
  •     Remove an old GTK+ work-around
  •     Remove deprecated GSettings calls
  •     Persist export dialog settings
  •     Remove deprecated elements from export dialog
  •     Port web plugins to new libsoup API
  •     Fix libraw binding
  •     Piwigo: Fix new album creation
  •     Blacklist vaapi decoder to prevent crashes in video meta data extraction
  •     Hide “Folder” side-bar when empty
  •     Enable SQL debugging through environment variable

Installation instructions: 
We can add this PPA to Ubuntu Operating  Systems and install Shotwell with few easy commands.

Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/shotwell

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install shotwell

 Option, remove the PPA after installing shotwell 0.25.0 via command:

$ sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/shotwell

$ sudo apt update

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