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NewsForge: Review: Pictures in the Gallery

Oct 03, 2003, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell Pavlicek)

"Most Open Source applications tend to be general utilities or business software. Gallery, however, represents a new breed of applications designed for end users. The project provides a Web-based photo gallery, complete with thumbnails, index pages, and simple navigation, all while making life simple for the administrator as well as the user. Its strong feature set earned Gallery the Product of the Month designation for October at SourceForge.net, our sister site.

"Most of Gallery is a series of PHP routines meant to be run under a Web server like Apache, Zeus, or even IIS (which is not explicitly supported, but instructions are given on how to attempt to use it). The code is distributed under the GPL, so anyone can download and use it.

"When attempting an installation using Apache under Linux or Unix, you need to make certain that you have installed PHP4 for scripting, either Netpbm or ImageMagick for image manipulation, and (optionally) Apache's mod_rewrite to simplify URLs..."

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