How to install Shotwell on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this guide, we will show you how to install Shotwell on Ubuntu systems.

Shotwell is an image organizer designed to provide personal photo management for the GNOME desktop environment. In 2010, it replaced F-Spot as the standard image tool for several GNOME-based Linux distributions, including Fedora in version 13 and Ubuntu in its 10.10 Maverick Meerkat release.

Install Shotwell on Ubuntu-APT method

Follow the steps below to get started with Shotwell :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • Shotwell package is available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it directly as follows:
sudo apt install shotwell -y

Access Shotwell

  • You can search on the system search bar by typing Shotwell as follows
  • Alternatively, users can access it via the command below:
  • Shotwell will be launched as shown below

How to Remove (Uninstall) Shotwell

  • Remove Shotwell APT Method
sudo apt autoremove shotwell --purge -y

Install Shotwell -Conclusion

That’s it


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