To download pictures that you have marked favourite from the popular Photo sharing site Flickr you can use an application called "FlickrFaves". It is a Java based application which means that you need to have openJDK or Sun/Oracle JRE installed on your system.
- To install openJDK or Sun/Oracle Java on openSUSE 12.3 you can take a look at this post Dartmouth is out, Grab it now !
- If you need to create a shell script to Launch Jars then you can take a peek at Launch Java Jar file through shell script
- You can Launch Jars using Nautilus Actions using Context / Right click Menu.
- If you are using GNOME 3.x then there is a quick and dirty hack through which you can Double click on jars to Execute Jars
Downloading and Installing FlickrFaves:-
There is no need to install anything except that you need to setup up Java/JRE on you system. All you need to do is download the jar which is marked / labelled as "executable "and "launch the jar" to use it.
Open a quick command launcher
(Alt+F2)and open the terminal using command
Launch jar using the following command from terminal
java -jar /home/<ProfileName>/Downloads/FlickrFaves-2.0.4.jar
On pressing "Authorize" button it will open the default web browser and take you to a page where you need to "Login" and "Authorize" the application to enable FlickrFaves to use Flickr.
After successful Authorisation you will see a success page
Comeback to FlickrFaves application and click on "Complete Authorization".
Configure your download folder and other settings like "number of files to download" and start downloading your stuff.
After downloading your pictures it will show a download successful message like this
Add FlickrFaves to GNOME Activities
Open command launcher
(Alt+F2)and use the command
"alacarte"to open GNOME 3.X menu editor
Add the relevant command(
java -jar <Path>FlickrFaves-2.0.4.jar) and create a menu item as show below
You can now locate FlickrFaves in Activities