[CentOS] Picasa vs. native photo management apps

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 04:31:03 UTC 2008


On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 9:13 PM, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 20:58 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
<snip>
>> > > > >> 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.
<snip>
>> > > > 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.
<snip>
> ----
> as far as I know, the only way to get Picasa is to download it from
> Google

I can't remember if I got Picasa with yum from the Google Repository,
or somewhere else on their web site. This is from
/etc/yum.repos.d/google.repo/

[google]
name=Google - $basearch
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/rpm/stable/$basearch
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
priority=20


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