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Photo namer nautilus file manager script for files imported with CatGrab phpto import app.

Project Description


Photo namer for use in Nautilus. It works with data imported by CatGrab photo import software.


MIT License



  • names selected and related files (e.g. JPG and his RAW file)
  • afterwards raw file naming


Install / Deinstall

Do not use sudo!

with pip

pip3 install --user photo-namer-nautilus

1. pip3 uninstall photo-namer-nautilus
2. then remove script manually from ~/.local/share/nautilus/scripts/


  1. Unpack your package.
  2. Open a terminal and change to the folder which contains the and type
python install --user


  • Test it first!
  • For testing copy some real data in a test directory


  • get this readme with: –help
  • First use the script only with test data until you are sure it works as expected.
  • execute the script within the file manager and name your selected files. Then check if all related where also named in the same way.
  • to name all related files with the current file name of the selected files type: *** (three stars).


  • The logfile is stored in you home directory: ~/.photo-namer.log

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