Hi, > I saved and deleted the database in ~/.local/share/shotwell/data and > started it up again. It immediately started auto-importing my > pictures again. How do I stop it doing that and where does it find > the information to know where to auto-import stuff from?
The two configuration keys are: gsettings get org.yorba.shotwell.preferences.files auto-import gsettings get org.yorba.shotwell.preferences.files import-dir You can obviously also set them with "set" instead of get > > I want to > a) Remove the database and any configurations that might be around. > b) Start up Shotwell and set the Library location to the location of > my photos on disk. See above, you should be able to do that from the command line, but at least you are able to turn off auto-import. > c) Import all the photos from that same location. > > It seems odd to me that Shotwell, by default, moves images from the > import location to the library. It would seem more sensible to leave > the files where they are, by default, and build the database pointing > to the import location. As it is I seem to have to trick Shotwell > into leaving the images where they are by setting the import location > to the library location. There doesn't seem to be a configuration > option to stop Shotwell moving the files. I don't know how you managed to configure Shotwell to have its library and the auto-import directory differently. Auto-import on start-up usually only happens from the library and when it is importing inside the library it will not move. _______________________________________________ shotwell-list mailing list email@example.com https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/shotwell-list