[Shotwell] Sharing a photo collection between machines
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 26 03:06:06 PDT 2011
On 26 September 2011 10:54, Dougie Nisbet <dougie at highmoor.co.uk> wrote:
> On 26/09/2011 09:06, Colin Law wrote:
>> [ ... ] rsync is just a very efficient way of doing
>> it. Note that I believe that syncing .shotwell will only work if you
>> have the same directory structure (to the pictures folder) on both
>> machines. You also need the same (or close) versions of shotwell on
>> the two machines.
> There seems to be something else going on that I can't track down. I'm using
> the recipe:
> rsync -rav --stats --delete kitchen:/images/ /images
> rsync -rav --stats --delete kitchen:/home/dougie/.shotwell/
How is it that you have ~/.config on one and ~/.config/shotwell on the other?
> with the same distro (Linux Mint Debian) on both desktop and netbook and
> with shotwell compiled.
> What I find is that starting shotwell on the netbook initially looks ok, but
> shotwell hangs and sits hogging 100% CPU. I wondered if it was a caching
> thing but I've left it for about an hour and it's unresponsive.
> My guess is that shotwell has settings stored somewhere else that I need to
> manually tweak something on the netbook. For instance, on the desktop the
> log file shows the line:
> L 16985 2011-09-25 16:24:04 [DBG] LibraryWindow.vala:295:
> on_library_monitor_installed: /images
> but on the netbook it shows /Pictures in instead of /images.
> Settings were mentioned earlier this month by Eric Gregory (they're in
> GSettings from 0.11 onwards) but I can't figure out how to change them.
> I've tried an uninstall, reinstall on the netbook and deleted the .shotwell
> directory to give it a clean start, but shotwell hangs on startup and I
> can't access any of its menus. I'm guessing there's some other configuration
> settings somewhere.
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