[CentOS] Picasa vs. native photo management apps

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Sep 16 23:31:35 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 17:48 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 14:32 -0700, John R Pierce wrote:
> > Ric Moore wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 11:41 +0200, Niki Kovacs wrote:
> > >
> > >   
> > >> One request that I got more often lately is Google Picasa. I vaguely 
> > >> remember having downloaded and installed it once. As far as I know, it's 
> > >> a closed-source Windows app that comes with a WINE emulation layer. Not 
> > >> exactly the open source spirit.
> > >>     
> > >
> > > I just bounced into my Kubuntu install to check, as they have everything
> > > but the kitchen sink to dnload and install. Nada ...came up empty there.
> > > Looks like no hope for anything in binary form to install that is used
> > > in the wide Debian Universe. :( Ric
> > >   
> > 
> > http://www.google.com/linuxrepositories/ubuntu704.html
> > http://www.google.com/linuxrepositories/apt.html
> 
> That worked like a charm. I am impressed that Google has this. Thanks!
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google is one of the biggest supporters of Linux, you shouldn't be
surprised at all.

Craig



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