Flickrfs-How To Use?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Dec 30 22:40:03 UTC 2008

Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Thank you Matt for the very quick and helpful reply.  All my photos
> dowmloaded even faster than I could download an individual photo
> from the flickr site.  Amasing. I don't understand why the -o nonempty
> option didn't work.

Probably because flickrfs does not pass options.  Anyway, nonempty is
generally not a good idea, unless you really need it.

> So now, I get to copy all the photos to my ~/Pictures
> dir to get them all in one place but even so, that's so much easier than
> downloading all the pictures one at a time.

Yes.  If it's okay to just move them (mv instead of cp), it should be
nearly instant because only the directory entries need to be edited.

> You saved me days of work.
> Thanks very much,

You're welcome.

Matt Flaschen

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