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Old 01-29-2003, 04:01 PM   #1
neitzke
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Good Linux image cataloging software?


Hi,

Does anyone know a good image cataloging package for keeping track of a modest number (~1000) of digital photos? The only feature I really need is the ability to attach keywords to the photos and then search on those keywords.

Thanks for any information anyone might have,

-Andy
 
Old 02-04-2003, 02:15 AM   #2
cgrowdon
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Andy,

I have been browsing around for something along the same lines-- I'd like to be able to allow multiple people (family, friends) the ability to add information to the database for each picture, using only a browser interface. Optional usercode/password to have modify permission. Subsequently I'd like to be able to search for words associated with a picture.

Seems like the critical mass is there in any of the main distibutions to do the job: your choice of Postgresql, MySql for databases and Apache to serve it all up. What is needed is the glue to put it together.

A portion of the answer may be the "My Photo Gallery" Perl script at

http://www.fuzzymonkey.org/newfuzzy/software/perl/
Free Perl Scripts

which also has free perl scripts for doing classified ads using SQL for data access.

Perhaps there is also something to be found at a couple of the photography websites, which themselves offer a database for a fee.-- photo.net and the discussion of its construction by Phil Greenspun is one; fredmiranda.com is worth checking out too.

hope this helps, & will look for additional suggestions to be posted.

chuck
 
  


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