Bug 495341 - gthumb import tool does not work for autodetected camera.
gthumb import tool does not work for autodetected camera.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gvfs (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tomáš Bžatek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-04-12 04:04 EDT by Russell Strong
Modified: 2015-03-03 17:40 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 07:48:29 EDT
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Description Russell Strong 2009-04-12 04:04:07 EDT
Description of problem:

I connected my canon 350D camera (ptp).  A dialog appeared giving me some options for actions to take.  I chose to open with the gthumb import tool.  After this nothing happened until my camera got bored with it and powered itself down.

I then noticed that gphoto2 and gvfs-gphoto2 were not installed.  I suspect they are required so I installed them and tried again.  Same result, nothing.

I repeated this several times, same thing each time.

I then tried selecting gthumb instead of the import tool.  This worked well.

After a bit more digging, I found that the camera was mounted under ~me/.gvfs even after selecting the import tool.  I suspect this is the real issue.  Should it be unmounted prior to trying to launch the import tool?
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2009-04-12 18:10:10 EDT
If you look at /usr/bin/gthumb-importer, that (unmounting) is exactly what the script is trying to do before starting gthumb. It would be good to find out why that is failing for you.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 09:40:59 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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Comment 3 Ralf Corsepius 2009-12-20 12:23:40 EST
This had been working for me with F11, but I am now facing the
same issue on F12, now.
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