NewsForge: Review: Pictures in the Gallery
Oct 03, 2003, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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..."