Looking for a software recomendation for FC3
tholmes at mcaschool.net
Mon Mar 21 23:38:28 UTC 2005
> Gustavo Seabra wrote:
> >>>Hi Folks:
> >>>I am looking for some software for my FC3 laptop. I need a
> >>>program that will download digital pictures from my
> >>>Flashcard, and while it is doing so, change their names to
> >>>whatever I specify. The ideal would be some sort of image
> >>>handling program, but I can live with something else if it
> >>>will do the job. I have installed wine, and gotten it
> >>>running, but the Nikon Transfer program that I normally use
> >>>will not run under wine (yet), and I need something else
> >>>Any help you can provide would be great
> >>Did you look at gphoto : http://www.gphoto.org/ which is available
> >>Fedora Core 3 ?
> >>Sincerely yours, Mathieu.
> > GPhoto seems very nice if you are downloading the pictures from a
> > camera. Can it work with SD card readers as well? up to now I
> > make it work there. I have to manually transfer the files, and then
> > rename then 1 by 1 if I want to.
> Probably not. gphoto looks for cameras and their IDs on the USB and
> serial ports. You could override that with the "--usbid" option and
> give it your SD card reader's USB ID and a translation for an
> appropriate camera.
> Remember, gphoto primarily downloads the data. Other tools are used
> manipulate the image (e.g. gtkam, the Gimp, EOG, whatever).
[Tim Holmes wrote]
Some have suggested digiKam, but I am not sure if I recommend it as a
solution, as it is faulting in the configuration stage of the install,
and not supplying enough information to help figure out what is wrong
If anyone has any suggestions, I would be open
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