No dual boot for FC4! Photo management software suggestion please
seanlkml at sympatico.ca
Mon Jun 13 12:41:51 UTC 2005
On Mon, June 13, 2005 7:09 am, Dotan Cohen said:
> For my upcomming installation of FC4 I finally convinced the better
> half that we do not need dual boot. That is, of course, If I can find
> a replacemnet for the LAST bit of windows software that we use:
> We need a photo management program that lets us store names of places/
> people as IPTC data in the photo itself. The program would let us
> add/edit this data and search based upon it.
> I looked at Mapivi but had many problems installing it. I had also
> tried to run BrilliantPhoto in wine with no success.
> I'm open to all types of suggestions. Although I would prefer Open
> Source software, I'm willing to look at anything including commercial
> software and even software designed for other OS's that I can run in
> wine or by some other method. Right now I have no solution other than
> a dual-boot machine.
You could look at F-Spot: http://www.gnome.org/projects/f-spot/ It does
what you're asking and stores the info tags in the photo itself. But
it's still in early development so it still has some bugs and may be just
as hard to install as Mapivi, YMMV.
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