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Old 05-15-2011, 08:27 PM   #1
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Free alternative to Picasa?


Is there any software that runs on Linux that is similar to Picasa?
I mean, it must be very easy to use, and it must let the user do the enhancements that a Picasa user would like to do to images.

It would be nice if it were free as in speech, but beer is OK also :-)

(I installed Picasa for my wife some time ago, but the amount of bugs has been driving me insane...)

Thanks a lot!
Old 05-15-2011, 09:18 PM   #2
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I'm not quite sure what Picasa is, but if it's to manage your photos, try F-Spot, DigiKam, or Shotwell.
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Yes, picasa is a online photo sharing software from google.
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In the past, I used to use Shotwell. Worked great for me!
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well if you do not want to use Google's MS Windows only tool in wine
access picasa from your gmail account

i took one look at the tool in wine and uninstalled that p.o.s.
almost everything was uploaded using the online tools
-- only part of one folder was uploaded using googles tool in wine , then i uninstalled it .

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