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Little Backup Box: Small but Useful Improvement

I want my Raspberry Pi-based Little Backup Box to be simple and reliable. So I prefer not to tweak and enhance it too much. I do make occasional exceptions to that rule, though. Case in point, a Little Backup Box

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Momo for Linux Improved

What’s Momo? you may ask. Momo is a Bash shell script for importing and organizing photos and RAW files. It is also an essential part of my Linux-based photography workflow.

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Use digiKam with a NAS and MariaDB

Got a NAS? Still store your photo library and digiKam databases on a local machine? It’s time to take your digiKam setup to the next level by moving your photo library to the NAS and switching to the MariaDB (or

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Follow Photographers on Instagram without an Account

Love it or hate it, but plenty of great photographers use Instagram to share their photos. But like many other services, Instagram calls itself a sharing social platform, when in reality it’s just another walled garden that forces you to

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Discover Photos from the Past with Natsukashii

Since I left Facebook for good, I realized how much I liked a simple yet nice feature. Every day, Facebook would show me photos I took on this day a year ago. Although I wasn’t sharing a lot of photos

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Photo Funnel: Easy Photo Import on Linux

A while ago, I cobbled together Photo Funnel, a simple tool for importing photos and RAW files from storage cards to a Linux machine. Although it wasn’t meant to replace digiKam, I ended up using it as my primary import

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Build a Simple Android Photo App with Jasonette

For someone who doesn’t write code for a living, creating even the simplest Android app can be a daunting proposition. Fortunately for those of us with basic coding skills, there is Jasonette. In simple terms, Jasonette makes it possible to

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

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Practical advice for nighttime photography

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