Linux Journal: Unsung Heroes, Part 1 (Web presentation, dirt cheap and fast!)
Dec 10, 2001, 10:16 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marcel Gagné)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to 2more0 for this link.
"Since we can do HTML without much fuss, we are well on
our way to creating a pretty cool web presentation for our
pictures. However, setting up that little web slide show can be a
tad time consuming even if you know how to do all these things.
This is where today's hero comes into play.
iGal is a simple Perl script written by Eric Pop, and it
certainly qualifies as a program I cannot do without. If you need
to create a presentation of images in a hurry for your web site,
for your family or for your company, then you should check out iGal
at http://www.stanford.edu/~epop/igal/. iGal also makes use of the
ImageMagick tools we talked about to do its work.
Installing this is child's play since iGal (which stands for
Image GALlery generator), being a Perl script, is already source.
Still, you can download an RPM or Debian package from their site,
which will put the script and its documentation in all the right