[Shotwell] Moving library to an external drive
laura at yorba.org
Wed Jun 6 10:35:16 PDT 2012
My first suggestion is to upgrade your version of Shotwell and see if that
resolves any issues you're having. You should be able to do this from the
Alternatively, you may also download the latest version of Shotwell from
the Yorba PPA:
Let me know if that helps.
On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 7:36 AM, Farrukh Najmi <farrukh.najm at gmail.com>wrote:
> Oddly enough the crash on startup I was experiencing has gone away on its
> Shotwell now open. All my photos (~35GB) are now in the missing folder.
> When I edit preferences to change to new Library folder (on external drive)
> Shotwell 0.9.3 does not seem to have found them in teh new location as the
> FAQ entry referenced below suggests. I have waited ~30 minutes so far with
> no visible change.
> Any suggestions?
> On 06/04/2012 09:47 AM, Farrukh Najmi wrote:
>> I run SHotwell 0.9.3 on Ubuntu 11.04.
>> As my pictures and videos grew I needed more disk space and also needed
>> fault tolernace and recovery.
>> So I bought a WD MyBook Studio 3 x 2 TB disk and configured in in RAID 1
>> mode (half the disk space, slower but gives redundancy of data and better
>> fault tolerance).
>> The new drive is mounted at /media/external.
>> I then moved my ~/Pictures folder to the new external drive at
>> /media/external/Pictures following directions in FAQ at:
>> However, now when I run shotwell it does not start. So I manually tried
>> the shotwell command (with no args) in a shell. This gives the following
>> "Multiple segmentation faults occurred; can't display error dialog"
>> What should I do? Thanks for your help.
>> Farrukh Najmi
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