Linked by Adam S on Fri 26th May 2006 11:13 UTC, submitted by mike_m
Google Google Labs has released Picasa for Linux, ported using Wine by CodeWeavers. The free Picasa download is available now. My Take: The software requirements are fairly hefty in that some features require cutting edge programs like HAL and a 2.6+ kernel, but this is fantastic news for Linux users. Picasa is an excellent program that rivals iPhoto. Update by AS : Google ported Picasa using Wine, but it was still a LOT of work and the result was completely effective. Please read more on the WineHQ mailing list. Update 2: You do not need Wine installed to run this - it's a self-contained Wine lib. Also, the Picasa download apparently doesn't work from all countries. Update by TH: Here's a review.
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Where's the source?
by kajaman on Fri 26th May 2006 12:09 UTC
kajaman
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2006-01-06

I didn't found the sources ;) . Hope their patches for Wine project were significant ;) .

But seriously, I don't see any possibility that any distribution will ship with Google Picassa until it will be open sourced...

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RE: Where's the source?
by Axord on Fri 26th May 2006 18:00 in reply to "Where's the source?"
Axord Member since:
2005-06-30

But seriously, I don't see any possibility that any distribution will ship with Google Picassa until it will be open sourced...

Linspire might prefer to back Picasa over their own LPhoto.

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