[RndTbl] recommendations for good linux web server based photo gallery software?
grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca
Thu May 30 10:52:22 CDT 2013
Thanks, Wyatt, John, Shawn, Sean and Jeff. Though I was going to try
Gallery 2 because of the EPEL RPMs for it, I think I'll go with version
3 if the setup is that simple. If that doesn't do the job, I may
investigate OpenPhoto, or else go with an online service.
On 05/29/2013 08:27 PM, Wyatt Zacharias wrote:
> I've used Gallery 3, and setup is quite simple, though it does require
> a sql server.
> Once you extract the tar ball with all the php files I think it's as
> simple as running the setup.php file from your browser and plugging in
> your sql server details and the automated script does the rest.
> On May 29, 2013 5:01 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>
Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 (Canada)
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