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Meet Shotwell - The F-Spot Replacement For Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat"

Finally! The much discussed about F-Spot vs Shotwell battle is over. The new default image organizer app for Ubuntu Maverick 10.10 is going to be Shotwell. This is a much needed change and F-Spot was simply not enough. Most of the times when I tried F-Spot, it just keeps crashing on me. Shotwell on a other hand feels a lot more solid and is better integrated with GNOME desktop. Shotwell is also completely devoid of Mono.

What's new in Shotwell 0.5.2?
Shotwell recently released the Shotwell version 0.5.2. And here are the features.Photos can be tagged and organized by tag, creating a new tool for managing your photo collection.Printing support.Photos can be published to Google's Picasa Web Albums service.Photos can be set as your desktop background directly from Shotwell.Photo import runs in the background, making imports smoother and more fluid.Rock solid and feels a lot more responsive and light.Full article here: Meet Shotwell - The F-Spot Replacement For Ubuntu 10.…