John Stumbles <john.stumbles@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Sun, 04 May 2008 19:46:23 +0000, Will Kemp wrote:
>> If you're looking for something more than just a viewer - a photo
>> organiser etc, i'd have a look at f-spot too.
> I'm doing that right now. I've just been trying digikam. Its tagging
> business is OK except I've been organising my pictures by hard-linking
> copies into other directories (e.g. one for stuff I want the screen saver
> slideshow to display). I don't like that digicam keeps my tagging data in
> its own database and I'd rather something that embeds tags in the
> files themselves, so that if I tag one instance of a file the tags are
> there in every other instance. f-spot seems to do this but the downside is
> it's trying to copy N gbytes of existing photos into its 'photos'
> directory to play with.
You can tell it to "import" but leave the files in place (it's a check
box in import dialog).