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Run Mejiro without a Server

Deploying Mejiro (or any PHP-based application for that matter) for production use usually requires a dedicated web server like Apache or lighttpd. However, it’s possible to run Mejiro using PHP’s built-in server. To do this, you need to install PHP,

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Control Camera via Web with gPhoto2 Bottle

While tethered shooting applications like Entangle allow you to control the camera connected to your Linux machine, they do have their limitations. You need a screen and a keyboard attached to the computer to operate the application, and in many situations

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Keep Tabs on Your Stuff with the What’s in My Bag Web App

To learn the basics of the Python Bottle framework, I cobbled together a simple web app for tracking items in a bag. Aptly (and somewhat unimaginatively) named What’s in My Bag (or wimb), the app can be used to maintain a list

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digiKam Quick Tip: Transfer Photos from digiKam Directly to a Mobile Device

Provided that you use KDE, you can push photos from digiKam directly to a mobile device that supports the MTP protocol (e.g., most Android devices) using the KioImportExport Kipi plugin. First of all, enable the plugin in the Settings → Configure digiKam

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digiKam Recipes 4.0.9 Released

Hot on the heels of the 3.17.01 release comes a new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook. As the version number indicates, this is a major release that features several significant improvements. Since the very beginning, I’ve been using a

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digiKam Recipes 3.17.01 Released

A new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook is available for download. The new release features a slightly tweaked cover and the new Fix keywords with ExifTool recipe. Readers who already purchased the book will receive the new version free of charge.

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Photographer’s Notebook Android App for Film Shooters

The Exif4Film app is a handy tool for Android-toting film photographers, but it’s not the only fish in the sea. Similar to Exif4Film, the Photographer’s Notebook app can help you to keep track of film rolls and record information about

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