[Noisebridge-discuss] open source flickr alternatives

Alex Buie alex.buie at frozenfeline.net
Thu Oct 24 01:18:09 UTC 2013

The OpenPhoto project [1] sounds perfect for what you want to do (I think).

The OP guys also have a hosted solution that costs dollars, but not
unreasonably so, called TroveBox [2] if you don't want to deal with setting
up your own infrastructure.



[1] http://theopenphotoproject.org/
[2] http://trovebox.com

On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 6:02 PM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I was about to open an account for our group (food hacking base) on
> Flicker (against my dislike of Yahoo) but it annoyed me so much just on the
> first page that I really would like to put some extra effort into using
> some another open source service even if it is more tricky and not so well
> supported.
> If anyone has some positive experience with an alternative I would
> appreciate to know about that. At the moment our main goal is to have our
> photos there most if not all directly "viewable" by public. Other feature
> is easy linking to our media wiki page so we can share it as thumbs keeping
> the pages light weight.
> Many thanks for any info,
> Sincerely,
> Frantisek Algoldor Apfelbeck
> PS Concerning the first window it was in Korean, second it asked me to
> type in a password so complicated that no one would remember and last and
> most it insisted on collecting my mobile phone information/number, which is
> clear no no for me (I do not have one anyway).
> biotechnologist&kvasir and hacker
> http://www.frantisekapfelbeck.org
> "There is no way to peace, peace is the way." Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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