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Re: gThumb & Media Readers



On Sat, 2004-12-18 at 09:58 -0500, Andrew Choens wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-12-18 at 08:57 -0500, Thom Paine wrote:
> > > > Yes.  Which version of Fedora are you running?  I'm running FC3 
> > 
> > Ditto
> > 
> > > > I usually use gthumb for this.  I assume your camera has a USB
> > > > connection.  Somewhere in the settings there could (there was on mine) a
> > > > menu setting for the USB connection the camera uses.  If it is in PTP
> > > > mode, then gnome should find it and mount it as a camera.  If not, open
> > > > the import dialog and scroll all the way down until you see generic PTP
> > > > class camera, and try to connect that way.  If that doesn't work see if
> > > > you can mount your camera as a usb-hard drive.  You'll wind up using
> > > > nautilus (or file manager of your choice) to move the files.
> > 
> > I found in the camera to switch it to PTP mode and I was able to get
> > gthumb to import the pictures.
> > 
> > I guess a little more experimentation with gthumb will now yield better
> > results.
> > 
> > I guess the final question is can I still use a generic location like a
> > media reader to import photos?
> > 
> > Say I mount my media reader /dev/sdd1 /media/sonystick will gthumb be
> > able to import from there as opposed to only a camera?
> > 
> > Thanks for all the replies.
> > 
> > -=/>Thom
> > 
> > 
> 
> Yes it can.  Check under Go to Preferences -> Removable Storage.
> 
> Down at the bottom it should say something about Digital Images.  Make
> sure this is in the command blank.
> 
> gthumb-import %h
> 
> If you're lacking this, then that's why you're removable media isn't
> working right.
> 
> --andy
> 

Sometimes life just falls into your lap.  I was goofing off at
work....umm,  I mean working hard at work, reading stuff that has
nothing to do with me job....

Anywho, I found a webpage that might interest you.  I talks about a guy
setting up his gentoo system to automajically import pictures.  I looked
over the page and some of the scripts he mentions might be useful to
you.

http://www.majeonline.com/phpBB2/cms_view_article.php?aid=6

Have Fun.
--andy


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