Q: replacement for kalbum?

claydoh claydoh at claydoh.com
Sun Oct 1 15:52:26 BST 2006


On Sunday 01 October 2006 9:28 am, D. R. Evans wrote:
> You're right that I should have been more explicit about what I want:
> basically something very simple that can create HTML albums.
>
> Basically, the idea is that you have a series of web pages that show
> thumbnails, and clicking on a thumbnail gives you the full-resolution
> image.
>
> I just want something simple so that I can serve family photos from my web
> server to my Dad back home. kalbum was great for this; I'm not sure why
> it's not included in Kubuntu, but I expect that one or more of the programs
> that are included is a fine replacement.
>
> I have the photos already on a CD; I want to go through them, not editing
> or tagging them but just selecting which ones to include in the album.

Unfortunately kalbum does not look to have been updated since early 2004, so 
maybe it won't build correctly in newer KDE versions .

I did find another one I tried out a while ago, that still is around: 
albumshaper
http://albumshaper.sourceforge.net/index.shtml and
http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=9929

It is available in Universe for Kubuntu, and it looks pretty good. It only has 
a small number of themes, but they are all rather well done. I did not see 
any way to customize the themes, which is probably the only feature lacking 
in comparison to kalbum

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