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Picasa 3.8 in Ubuntu 10.04

If you have either a Compact Flash reader or the camera’s USB cable, you should be able to cut out my printer/network step and download your photos to your Ubuntu computer directly, either by copying them manually or by using Picasa. And that’s what this post is really about, getting Picasa to run in Ubuntu. Once you have Picasa running, that should solve the rest of your problems.

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High Definition Algonquin

For most of last week we were on a whirlwind, poorly planned and much needed vacation from the city in Algonquin Provincial Park, about 3 hours north of Toronto. This was a great opportunity for me to try out the HDR capabilities of my 7-year-old Pentax Optio 330GS digital camera (3.2 megapixels!) with the new tripod I picked up at Factory Direct for about five bucks.

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