[RndTbl] recommendations for good linux web server based photo gallery software?
jeff at friendface.ca
Wed May 29 20:44:19 CDT 2013
Trovebox is a hosted service, Open Photo is the community version
On 5/29/2013 8:22 PM, Shawn Wallbridge wrote:
> Sorry about that, I could have sworn that it was a downloadable
> package, not a hosted service.
> On May 29, 2013, at 3:32 PM, Shawn Wallbridge <shawn at wallbridge.net
> <mailto:shawn at wallbridge.net>> wrote:
>> I saw a demo site running OpenPhoto a while back. But I never looked
>> into it.
>> It's renamed Trovebox now. https://trovebox.com/
>> On May 29, 2013, at 3:01 PM, Gilles Detillieux
>> <grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca <mailto:grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca>> wrote:
>>> After spending too much time figuring out how to install and
>>> configure My Photo Gallery
>>> (http://fuzzymonkey.net/software/photogallery/) on my CentOS 5 web
>>> server, only to realize it's completely inadequate for the task we
>>> have in mind, I thought I'd turn to the group for help before
>>> wasting a lot more time. Do any of you have experience with good
>>> photo gallery software for Linux?
>>> I want something web based, which would make it reasonably easy to
>>> invite select individuals to upload photos for various events
>>> (seminars & symposia) we hold. Ideally, we would set up a gallery
>>> for each event, then e-mail attendees access info (username &
>>> password) which would give them access to that gallery to upload
>>> photos taken at the event. After a time, we'd close off access for
>>> uploads, e.g. by changing the password, but keep the gallery up for
>>> public viewing from our site. It would have to be something really
>>> easy to use, simple and reliable, so that invitees don't have to
>>> spend a lot of time leaning or fighting with the site to upload a
>>> half-dozen pictures. It would be really nice if it allowed them to
>>> add comments to the photos too.
>>> I was thinking of trying Gallery 2 next, which is apparently
>>> available from EPEL for CentOS 5. But it looks like something
>>> pretty big and complicated with lots of packages, and it needs an
>>> SQL database on the back end, so I don't know how much of an effort
>>> it will be to install, configure and learn. So, I thought I'd ask
>>> before investing a whole lot more time on this. Any experience with
>>> this or other gallery software? What's good out there that would
>>> fit the bill for our needs? Or should we just give up on this idea
>>> and get everyone to upload to Flickr?
>>> Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca
>>> <mailto:grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca>>
>>> Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/
>>> Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 (Canada)
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