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This is a script which copies images from a wikimedia wiki to Commons.

The script requires the python-tk (aka Tkinter) package, which depends on many X-server packages.


  • -page:Image:<imagename> — work with a single image on a single page
  • -newimages:n — work with the n number of new images
  • -cat:<categoryname> — work in the specific category
  • -transcludes:<template> — work with all images transcluding a template
  • -always — skip the GUI validation

Global arguments are available as well.


$ python imagecopy -lang:en -family:wikibooks -cat:"GFDL images"
$ python imagecopy -lang:fr -family:wiktionary -page:Image:Fr-wiktionary-7val-com.gif