Q: replacement for kalbum?

Bill Coker billcoker at eapps.com
Mon Oct 2 01:01:31 UTC 2006

On Sun, 01 Oct 2006 18:37:01 -0500, Juan Carlos Torres  
<carlosdgtorres at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun October 1 2006 9:28 pm, D. R. Evans wrote:
>> Dotan Cohen said the following at 09/30/2006 03:44 PM :
>> > On 30/09/06, claydoh <claydoh at claydoh.com> wrote:
>> >> Gwenview is a great photo browser, and if you also install  
>> kipi-plugins,
>> >> it can do some editing, rotating, and album exporting (html, upload  
>> to
>> >> flikr, etc)
>> >
>> > Gwenview doesn't have tagging abilities. The OP didn't mention that he
>> > needs it, but I think that it is a necessary feature of any photo
>> > organizing program.
>> 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.
> If you want to simply make HTML galleries from a directory, you could try
> using Konqueror. Go to the directory that contains the images you want to
> make into a gallery, the in the Tools menu, select Create Image Gallery.  
> You
> will be given some options, like what size you want the thumbnails to be.
> Then you could just replicate the directory (with the images and the  
> thumbs
> folder, of course) on your web server.

I used the Konqueror feature for this for the first time the other day it  
does a great job.

Thank you,
Bill Coker

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