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[–] [email protected] 37 points 1 month ago (1 children)

Immich is the only thing I run where I check the change log before doing any sort of update. It's worth it, though. Great software.

This update broke my janky little raspberry pi "photo frame" which uses MagicMirror and a plugin. I probably just need to rename a port in the plugin or something (or wait for an update).

[–] [email protected] 3 points 1 month ago (1 children)

Would love to hear more about your setup. This is something I wanted to explore at some point.

[–] [email protected] 3 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) (1 children)

I installed MagicMirror onto a Raspberry Pi using a pre-made Magic Mirror OS image (can't remember where I got that, but I think it's relatively "official", so maybe their website? It comes ready to go with Docker and everything you need set up.

Then I installed this https://github.com/pelaxa/MMM-ImmichSlideShow and configured it.

~~I actually found some additional configuration options by going back in the chain to the project it's based on (linked at the top of the readme). Their documentation included some additional stuff that actually works with MMM-ImmichSlideShow.~~ Edit: Looking at my config again, and all the stuff is in the MM-ImmichSlideShow documentation now. Maybe they updated it.

Then I hooked up an old monitor, put it in vertical mode, and that's it.

It was actually kind of difficult to figure out how to get the display to work in vertical mode. A lot of old forum posts are the "old" way of doing it. I ended up making a cronjob that runs 60 seconds after boot and runs some command that rotates the display. ~~I'll dig it up if you need me to, but since MMM-ImmichSlideShow is still broken it's not turned on right now so I can't check it.~~ Here's the line from my crontab to rotate the display: @reboot sleep 60 && DISPLAY=:0 xrandr --output HDMI-1 --rotate right

[–] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago

Hugely appreciate this, thank you! I have a portable monitor this would be brilliant on

[–] [email protected] 20 points 1 month ago (3 children)

I get they're always improving, but are they ever going to pick a structure they like? I gave up using it for now because of constant breaking changes.

[–] [email protected] 14 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Yes, they are gravitating towards it as you can read in the release notes

[–] [email protected] 7 points 1 month ago

Their roadmap said to have a stable release in 2024

https://immich.app/roadmap/

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 month ago

They are planning a first stable release this year. Give them time, it's much easier to develop software in first stares when you don't need to think about backwards compatibility and tech dept.

[–] [email protected] 19 points 1 month ago (2 children)

This caught me. I had to restore my instance from backup yesterday after loading the app and it not working. I use the fdroid version and it won't be updated for a while...

Remember, always backup you data, kids.

[–] [email protected] 11 points 1 month ago

You may use the release form github with obtainium. It'll save you some headaches. https://github.com/immich-app/immich

[–] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago

I read about the drop of the microservices container but not about the env changes. Thankfully I had not set them so defaults worked out lol

[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 month ago (1 children)

Backup is key. Installed the updated mobile app from the Google Playstore, and then I took a backup and followed the steps to edit the docker-compose.yml file. I pulled in the new Docker version, and so far, so good. 👍

[–] [email protected] 1 points 1 month ago

I had a couple of issues but that might be due to using Portainer. Currently using immich go to upload the pictures from the old immich install. As long as it pulls the albums over then all good as the pictures are all flowing in nicely.

[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 month ago (1 children)

Immich has been great, no issues with any of their breaking updates so far.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) (1 children)

@GravitySpoiled thanks to this post I discovered immich a couple days ago. I've installed in my home server and I'm currently using it to sync camera photos from my cellphone. I loved it!

I think it only lacks of a basic editor just to make things like rotate or crop photos.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago

That's on the roadmap for this year