[ubuntu-uk] Software choices

Dave Briggs d at vebrig.gs
Thu Dec 28 16:39:26 GMT 2006

On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 16:21 +0000, chombee wrote:

> I believe f-spot can do that. There is also GThumb installed with
> Ubuntu, a venerable old program, not as cool as f-spot, but works. I had
> a Windows convert recently who did a lot of photography and found f-spot
> wasn't up to his standards. He was used to Apple's iPhoto or iView or
> whatever. I  told him to install Google's Picasa and he was happy with
> that. I have to admit, though not free software, Picasa is very, very
> good, and much better than f-spot. Picasa is on version 2.0 while f-spot
> is at about 0.2, so it's hardly surprising. F-spot will catch up.

I used Picasa on Windows, and it is pretty nice to use. I don't like the
Web albums though, and being able to upload straight to Flickr would be
extra cool. I'll give Fspot a go, I think.

> A great site if you are looking for GTK/GNOME applications is
> http://www.gnomefiles.org/

Thanks for all the tips, everyone.

Dave Briggs
d at vebrig.gs | http://da.vebrig.gs

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