Wednesday, December 13, 2017

How to install Shotwell 0.26.4 released on Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04

    Shotwell 0.26.4 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 0.26.4 Changelog
  • Fix buld rules for appstream files
  • Fix import progress bar when importing RAW files
  • Fix renaming of backing photos when renaming to lower case on import
  • Fix removing the RAW file when deleting photos and there is no Trash
  • Fix duplicate detection for Canon imports
  • Fix importing MP4 videos from certain Android devices
  • Fix missing event pictures when moving library
  • Fix useless sub-menu for saved searches
  • Fix criticals on right-click
  • Fix help files to pass validation
  • Fix assert when removing last photo from import roll
  • Fix scrolling and zooming by mouse wheel on Wayland
  • Translation updates 

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 apt-get remove --purge shotwell shotwell-common

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yg-jensge/shotwell

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install shotwell

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