photo backup solution?

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Mon Jan 18 16:19:28 MST 2010

On 18 Jan 2010, at 15:43, Daniel C. wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 3:41 PM, Jonathan Duncan
> <jonathan at> wrote:
>> Picasa is an excellent solution, but the backup is online and you need to pay for a subscription if are storing more than a couple of GB.  They have a Linux version of their software:
> Is Picasa a backup solution?  I thought it was designed primarily to
> be an competitor to Flickr - more of a showcase for your best photos
> than a dump for everything you want to keep.

Picasa can keep a copy of all your photos, thus, it is a backup solution.  I would not categorize Picasa and Flickr together.  Their feature sets and purposes differ too greatly for me to really consider them competitors.

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