New libferris Release Enhances Web Photo Services
May 03, 2007, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The recently released 1.0.106 version of Libferris includes
initial support for mounting Web photo services as a filesystem.
This means that sites such as 23hq.com and flickr.com can be seen
as filesystems, which allows users to upload digital pictures
easily by using the cp(1) or ferriscp(1) tool with a destination of
"There are already many tools around that support uploading
photos. For instance, F-Spot can export to these sites and Kflickr
can upload by dragging files onto its window. However, libferris
includes features that take advantage of metadata that make it an
attractive alternative to these methods..."