SOLVED: Re: [CentOS] Installing Google's Picasa for Linux on CentOS 5

Florin Andrei florin at
Tue Nov 6 23:56:18 UTC 2007

Lanny Marcus wrote:
> JACKPOT! Your "wild guess" was *dead* on! Google is installing into
> /opt    I'd forgotten that I have /opt as  FAT32, to safely move files
> between NTFS and ext3. This is a dual boot, WinXP and CentOS 5 box.

Use something else for that, not /opt. Just make up some directory name, 
unmount /opt, re-mount the FAT32 partition under the new directory, and 
then leave /opt alone.

Florin Andrei

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