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Re: Picasa on FC4 seems good



Howdy,

On Mon, 2006-05-29 at 12:53 -0500, Patrick W. Barnes wrote:
> On Monday 29 May 2006 09:32, wwp <subscript free fr> wrote:
> > On Mon, 29 May 2006 12:33:18 +0100 "Robert Spanton" <rspanton gmail com> 
> wrote:
> > > > > I am running up-to-date FC4.  Picasa is working quite well.  Still
> > > > > indexing.  Will play with it more when it's done.  Has anyone tried
> > > > > it on FC5?  Reviews?
> > >
> > > I ran it on FC5, and it worked pretty well. Unfortunately, when I went
> > > into full screen mode, something went wrong and X hung. Killing picasa
> > > didn't make any difference and I had to restart X.
> > >
> > > I much prefer f-spot.
> >
> > Ah also, when in slide show mode, pictures are ugly (obviously badly
> > resized+blur effect or a very bad algo), until I click to get the slide
> > show bar, then the picture shows nice (as expected). Back to slide show
> > running mode and pictures are horrible.
> >
> 
> Most of the problems you will see are the result of the program using Wine to 
> achieve Linux compatibility.  It isn't running natively, and it certainly 
> isn't built against the same toolkits as other Fedora Core packages.  You are 
> more likely to see glitches and performance degradation than you would be 
> with native tools.

Also, keep in mind, that this is beta software.

> -- 
> Patrick "The N-Man" Barnes

taharka

Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.


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