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    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Hi @Pheggas, thanks for joining! :wave:
    Pheggas
    @Pheggas
    Hello, np :D
    Vivek Chandel
    @VivekChandel8
    Hello Peggas
    Pheggas
    @Pheggas
    Hello
    Pheggas
    @Pheggas
    Can i ask, will be some form of AI (facial and object recognition) present in Photonix?
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Hi @Pheggas, yes definitely. AI is a major component to the project and probably the main thing that got me started on the project. Object recognition is fairly good for now and you can see an example of this if you go to https://demo.photonix.org/ and select the photo with the truck. I've had some successful experiments with facial recognition and sure it will be added in the not to distant future.
    Pheggas
    @Pheggas
    Oh, thanx! Hyped for version with that facial recognition!
    Sagzster
    @Sagzster
    Hello! I have a question. I'm running a docker/docker-compose Debian 10 on a VM and started the installation process . When I issue docker-compose up I get a Traceback( First line copied only)Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "urllib3/connectionpool.py", line 677, in urlopen
    3 replies
    This is being done as an unprivileged user
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Screenshot from 2020-12-20 19-06-59.png
    ArmandH
    @ArmandH
    Hi just installed your docker it looks great and love the object recognition, but i am missing basic functions like folders, delete photos, date search, find duplicates, are you planning to add these?
    ArmandH
    @ArmandH
    Its very slow, running on a server it takes long time to open a photo, not really workable. I notice its python with manage.py taking lots of resources (python /srv/photonix/manage.py classification_object_processor) even up to 100% cpu time, this needs to be tweaked
    GyanP
    @GyanP
    Screenshot from 2020-12-31 21-07-37.png
    Wish you a very happy new year to all of you!
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Thanks @GyanP. Happy new year to you all!
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore

    @ArmandH Thanks for trying it out. Yes I think all of those feature s are on the roadmap. I agree, there are quite a few basic features missing.

    Generally I worked on the harder database, API and AI stuff first to prove it out and now we're trying to stabilise and fill in the UI gaps. I have a contractor (Gyan) who is helping now so things are really progressing now.

    We have some settings and onboarding screens being finalised now that will let you turn off specific types of image analysis (like object detection which seems to be using 100% of your CPU). classification_object_processor, which does the object detection, does take a lot of compute but will eventually stop once it's been through all your photos. It shouldn't interfere with more important stuff happening on your machine as it is low priority but I'm sure we'll have to review that again soon.

    ArmandH
    @ArmandH
    Great thanks Damian and Happy New Year
    R0yk3
    @R0yk3
    Hi Damian, thank you for making this nice piece of software. I have it running in a docker container. now i'm importing about 100.000 photo's. While importing the gui is offline. Maybe it is the capacity of my machine. I have it running via portainer and seeing the logs it is busy importing :D. Can you explain me the function of the folder "raw-photos-processed" regards Roy
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Hi @R0yk3 thanks for the feedback and giving it a try. 100,000 photos is way more than I've tried it on at the moment. The importing tasks should have lower priority and allow the frontend to respond but it hasn't really been tested on large libraries yet. I would think that it's the object recognition and other analysis that's slowing things down. We have a feature coming soon that allows you to turn off parts like this. It should be released in the next couple of days if you can hang on until then. Regarding, the raw-photos-processed folder - that's for generating cached JPEG versions of RAW files that come out of higher-end cameras.
    R0yk3
    @R0yk3
    it scanned all photo's (i think) the location on the drive is not taken as metadata. and the gui is very sluggish. Exept when choosing one of the 'filters' The filters are 'AND' in stead of 'OR' just clicking around.
    R0yk3
    @R0yk3
    By the colors. there are two red blocks, one is called schoolbus yellow.. :D
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Oh, interesting. Should be a quick fix - I guess I never loaded a photo with school bus yellow before.
    Out of interest, would you expect filtering to be AND? Can you point to examples of other photo managers that do this?
    R0yk3
    @R0yk3
    Neither did i. But it comes back in a lot of photo's
    i guess it works with a histogram? and lights, beer and all are coming back into this filter.
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Yeah basically a histogram with thresholds. The function for determining is a bit simplistic right now so will be tweaked in future. It's a more orangey yellow than lemon. Just pushed a commit to master so there'll be a new Docker build with the fix in ~15 mins.
    R0yk3
    @R0yk3
    no hurry's
    question about the settings. source folder is that in relation to the "/data/photos" folder?
    I cannot save settings or any thing is that what it is suposed to be.
    i'm using chrome..
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Settings source folder should be the whole path (including /data/photos). It's a bit confusing now though as it needs a backend change to be properly effective.
    R0yk3
    @R0yk3
    I like it, it's stil rough but i like it. i'm not a coder so cannot help you there, but by the time you are going to translate let me know. i can translate to dutch.
    R0yk3
    @R0yk3
    I see more and more objects becoming visible. how long does it continue processing photo's?
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Thanks @R0yk3, appreciate it and will try to remember to ask you to translation. I would expect object detection to keep running for a while yet. Maybe about 5 secs per photo :-I
    ~5.8 days!
    R0yk3
    @R0yk3
    Out of interest, would you expect filtering to be AND? Can you point to examples of other photo managers that do this?
    I missed this post..
    I would expect a 'OR' but it is 'AND' because if i choose a second filter the selection becomes smaller. It would be nice to select the 'AND/OR'
    Cannot point other programs which do this.
    Jeyakumar CK
    @JeyakumarCK
    Hi, I just followed the installation instructions for photonix, but I couldn't see any pictures listed from the folders that I have been giving
    image.png
    All I got is this blank screen. Am I missing something?
    I have put couple of pictures in the .../data/photos folder and expecting it to showup in the home page in my library
    Jeyakumar CK
    @JeyakumarCK
    and I gave the base folder as /home/jk/Pictures
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Hi @JeyakumarCK, sorry you're having issues. Do you see any error messages in the console? Also could you run make shell and then ls /data/photos/ to confirm you have files mounted correctly?
    Francesco Belladonna
    @Fire-Dragon-DoL
    Is it possible to tag images in some way? I read the homepage but it's not cleer if the feature is implemented or not. In the demo it's hard to understand, because I presume some features are disabled to prevent spammers from wrecking havoc
    Damian Moore
    @damianmoore
    Hi @Fire-Dragon-DoL thanks for the question. Tagging is actually enabled on the demo site right now. To use it, select a thumbnail then scroll down until you see the heading "Tags". You should be able to then click the pencil/edit icon and add some of your own. You can see an example of the UI in this blog post under the heading "General tags": https://photonix.org/blog/january-2021-update/
    Francesco Belladonna
    @Fire-Dragon-DoL
    Ah! Thank you Damian ;)
    I completely missed the fact I was able to scroll, nice