NewsForge: First Look: F-Spot
May 19, 2005, 11:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Channelle)
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"Ever since development of PixiePlus stalled, the average Linux
user has been left short of a decent image management application.
KimDaBa showed some early promise, but it needs some work on its
often confusing interface to compete with iPhoto and Picasa, where
ease of use is king. Hoping to fill the space is F-Spot, a new
photo manager created by Larry Ewing, the man best known for having
created the ubiquitous Linux mascot Tux.
"F-Spot is built on Mono and, as such, is being pioneered by
Novell, home of many former Ximian/Mono developers. The version of
F-Spot that ships with SUSE Professional 9.3 is 0.0.12; it seemed
to appear in SUSE's release candidate even before it hit the F-Stop