Monday, June 09, 2008
If you are looking for a reason to move to KDE4, Gwenview is it.
I took some pictures of our dog for my wife to upload to Facebook, and to email to our daughter who is seeing the world with an Eeepc in her luggage. Our camera uses Xd memory cards, and I've got a handy Lexar JumpDrive usb dongle gizmo that reads all the card varieties that I use. I use KDE4, she is still in kde3.5. In kde4, it was a matter of mounting the drive in Dolphin, left click on the folder, run Start a Slideshow which loads Gwenview. It was easy and quick to select the pictures we wanted.
In Kde3.5.x, it was more difficult. Oh yes, there is digikam and other picture viewers. I ended up using kuickshow for speed and simplicity.
It's almost time to migrate. Everything else is coming along nicely. Gwenview is the killer app. Kudos to Aurélien Gâteau.
I like to use Gwenview to show the few images on ~ or desktop but it lacks the great support for photographs what digiKam allows on KDE3. Gwenview for normal image usage and digiKam for photographs, that combination is just great!
now I'm wondering how many of your posts I've only read the first half of...
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