Red Hat Enterprise Linux supports over 100 digital camera
models. So, whether your camera uses a USB or serial port to
communicate with your computer, it is likely that Red Hat
Enterprise Linux supports it.
gThumb is a graphical application
that allows you to interface with your digital camera. gThumb works directly with your digital camera,
allowing you to open, view, save, and delete images directly. You
can also download the images to your computer and modify them with
image manipulation programs such as The
GIMP (refer to Chapter 12 Working
with Images for more information about image manipulation
To start gThumb, choose (the main menu on the panel) =>
=> . You can also start gThumb by
typing gthumb at a shell prompt.
Before you begin using gThumb,
configure it to work with your digital camera. From the menu, select . The Import Photos window
opens. On the left is an icon of a camera. If you have not
configured gThumb before, the icon has a
red slash through it and the label No camera
detected. Click on the icon to open the Camera Model window. This window was two drop-down
menus: the first allows you to select your camera model from an
extensive list, and the second allows you to select the type of
port your camera uses to connect to your computer. Make your
selections and click the OK button. At the
Import Photos screen, select the
destination of your photos and click the Import button.
FIXME - Image of Import Screen
FIXME - Image of Camera Model Screen
Figure 11-1. Adding a Camera in gThumb
Imported photos are listed in the right pane of the main screen.
To view an individual image, double-click on its thumbnail. To
return to viewing all images, click on the Folders icon at the top left of the screen.
gThumb can also categorize your
photos. Double-click on a thumbnail to open the image in gThumb's main screen. Select the Categories icon from the toolbar. Scroll through the
list of categories and click on the ones to associate with your
image. You can create and deleted categories by clicking on the
New and Delete icons.
When you are finished, click the OK
gThumb has many more features. Refer
to the Help Contents or view the
documentation at http://gthumb.sourceforge.net for additional