Re: Best software under Gnome
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Paul E Condon wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 01, 2009 at 01:48:17PM -0500, Frank McCormick wrote:
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>> I just acquired a Sony digital camera...a dsc-s730...and am trying to
>> decide what software to use under Gnome to deal with the pics.
>> The camera is recognized fine by the kernel...it appears as /dev/sdb1
>> Where should I start ??
> DigiKam works under Gnome. When you install it, the parts of KDE that
> are needed are automagically installed by apt.
DigiKam is nice...but I hate all those KDE libraries sitting around for
just one program
> Also, look at Google's Picasa. It will give you some wriggle room in
> dealing with sharing photos with family and friends who don't do Linux.
I may try Picassa again - ran it for a while months back and as I
recall it was fairly nice but still buggy at that time.
> gThumb is the Gnome image viewer. It is less grand than DigiKam but
> sometimes that is good.
gThumb doesn't recognize the camera...and neither does gtkam. Dunno
why...it's not like it's a brand new model.
> I have all three running on my computer. I don't use anyway near all
> the features of any one of them. They seem to all work together. YMMV
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