Google releases Picasa for Linux

tux-logogoogle-logoGoogle has finally released Picasa – their flagship photo management software, for Linux. The official link is –

http://picasa.google.com/linux/ 

However for some reason Google has released it for US citizens only. So if you aren't a US citizen you will likely get a page not found error. Fret not, where there's a will there's a way. Non-US residents can click the following modded link (read proxy) 😉 –

http://67.18.35.242/-picasa.google.com/linux/thanks-rpm.html 

Direct download links for Non-US citizens are –

RPM (Red Hat/Fedora/Suse/Mandriva x86): http://dl.google.com/linux/rpm/stable/i386/picasa-2.2.2820-5.i386.rpm
DEB (Debian/Ubuntu x86): http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/pool/non-free/p/picasa/picasa_2.2.2820-5_i386.deb
BIN (Any x86 Linux distribution): http://dl.google.com/linux/standalone/picasa-2.2.2820-5.i386.bin

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Programming, motorcycles and photography. Want to do more, but only have time for so much!

4 Responses to Google releases Picasa for Linux

  1. automatthias says:

    There’s also an Ebuild for Gentoo that will download and install Picasa:
    http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=134376

  2. Synapse says:

    hey thanks for sharing that info

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