How to Organize Photo Collection with FOSS

Clint Savage herlo1 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 16:41:58 MST 2006


On 11/1/06, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
>
> On Wednesday 01 November 2006 16:19, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> > I don't know if there are any tools to do this yet (google's picasa, or
> > photomesa, perhaps? some image gallery framework?), but the way I would
> > want to do it would be to tag the images and create a folksonomy
> database
> > for them.  Then you could search/collect them any way you want--by
> person,
> > event, date, place, subject, etc.
> >
> > I just looked at the most recent photomesa--it looks like it can do just
> > that now.
>
> photomesa used to be written in java--looks like they redid it in .net--I
> don't know if it will work in mono or not.
>
> kphotoalbum looks like it may also do this, though I don't know how well
> it
> performs.
>
>
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F SPOT - it's an excellent photo organizing tool.  Linux Journal recently
did a piece on it...

http://f-spot.org/Main_Page
http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9110

Cheers,

Clint



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