[CentOS] Picasa vs. native photo management apps

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Sep 19 02:13:02 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 20:58 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 16:31 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > 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!
> > ----
> > google is one of the biggest supporters of Linux, you shouldn't be
> > surprised at all.
> No, I wrote impressed. I didn't know that Picasa was a google thing. I
> used it before, when I had a static IP and website. I just never put it
> into my head that it was Google's. :) Ric
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as far as I know, the only way to get Picasa is to download it from
Google

Craig



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