Lychee is a free photo-management tool, which runs on your server or web-space. Installing is a matter of seconds. Upload, manage and share photos like from a native application. Lychee comes with everything you need and all your photos are stored securely.
I would have posted some screenshots of the program in action, however they have a very neat web demo to play around with so why not give it a go.
More info is available at the git.hub site. This includes some extra plugins and extensions and some useful information. Such as how to add a facility to take photos on your phone>send them to Dropbox >and then into your Lychee set up.
Most of the information on the net mentions " MySQL" like this excellent guide to setting Lychee up on Raspberry Pi.
For those of you that do not want to use MySQL you can use MariaDB as this guide on how to install Lychee on a Ubuntu VPS shows,
If you want to be at the cutting edge of tech then you will want to install Lychee in a Docker container,
It is possible to install Docker on a virtual machine running virtualization technology. In this guide, we will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install Docker 1.10.2 on a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (64-bit) virtual machine.
The feminists out there will have noticed that the above guide was written by a female. Girl power at the cutting edge of life.
There is a Docker image that is recommended by the creators of Lychee available here,
Here are a few comments by users of Lychee,
Lychee sounds like it may be a neat fit for me. So I will attempt to get an instance running in a Docker container on one of my Pi's. if I do so I will report back. Do not hold your breath.
Oh and do not confuse Lychee with lychee,js.