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Re: Gnome desktop and digital camera: How?

On Sat, 01 Dec 2007 07:27:40 -0300
Gabriel Parrondo <g.parrondo@gmail.com> wrote:

> El sáb, 01-12-2007 a las 10:40 +0100, Dan H escribió:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > whenever I plug in my digital camera (Canon S50), a window pops up
> > on the Gnome desktop asking me if I wanted to download the photos
> > to my personal album. Once I clicked "yes", something seemed to
> > happen, but I've got no idea what or where my "personal album"
> > might be (a "find" on JPG images in my $HOME dir didn't turn up
> > anything).
> > 
> > I also couldn't access the camera via gtkam; I got the message that
> > the device was "in use", presumably by the saving-into-nirvana
> > feature of the "personal album" thingy.
> > 
> > So the next time (after rebooting, even) I clicked "Ignore" on the
> > album-saving window, but gtkam still claims that it can't get hold
> > of the camera (although the camera is correctly identified).
> > 
> > I can't get my head around all this graphical desktop stuff. I'm
> > actually trying to fix this for my wife. Myself I just yank the
> > photos off the camera with a command-line utility as root.
> > 
> I think the popup is managed by gnome-volume-manager. Try disabling
> its digital camera functions, or disabling it completely and see if
> you still have problems with gtkam.
> On the other hand, the program executed by gnome-volume-manager is
> gnome-volume-manager-gthumb which in fact asks for a destination for
> the pictures (in lenny).

What if the program executed is changed to gtkam?


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