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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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Feel like complaining? I know I do

If you follow me on twitter, you know this morning had me fuming about the poor service on Toronto Transit. The Ontario government’s recent gutting of transit funding is still echoing in my mind as I stand in the rain …

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Picasa 3.5

I spent most of tonight playing around with Picasa 3.5, which may not be particularly new but is “new to me” tonight. I mentioned in a previous post that I was considering opening up a Flickr account, hoping that I’d …

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Avoiding Disaster

Some people close to me know that I was somewhat annoyed with Blogger while creating my recent post on HDR photography at Algonquin.  It seemed unnecessarily difficult to position the pics within the tiny blog frame, which I mostly circumvented …

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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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