Linux Magazine: Image Management with F-Spot
Nov 03, 2005, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Granneman)
"Images. Oodles and oodles of images. Images coming out of your
ears. Images scattered all over your hard drive. Images added daily
from digital cameras, scanners, web pages, email attachments.
Images everywhere, relentlessly growing in numbers! How can your
organize such an insane glut of images? Help!
"In the last few years, a variety of tools have made their
debut, all designed to help computer users manage the surfeit of
JPEGs that everyone seems to be accumulating in ever-greater
numbers. Mac OS X users have iPhoto
(http://www.apple.com/ilife/iphoto/), which possesses that usual
Apple combination of power and elegance. Windows users have Picasa
(http://picasa.google.com), Google's ultra-slick, newly-free entry
into photo-management. (Rumor is that Picasa runs under WINE, but
you didn't hear that one here). But what about devotees of the
Penguin? Do they have anything like Picasa or iPhoto...?