Select System-> Administration -> Software Sources
deb http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/ stable non-free mainClick on add source and then close . System will ask you to reload the source. Do it. Open a terminal and import the google apt-key as below .
$ sudo wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | apt-key add -apt-get update
Now you can install picasa from synaptic. Or from the command line as
$ sudo apt-get install picasa
The latest picasa 3.0 offers the following features.
- Improved integration with Picasa Web Albums
- You can sync your Picasa 3 and Web Albums edits, change your online album settings from Picasa, and delete online albums from Picasa.
- Better uploading with the upload Drop-box and bandwidth throttling.
- New Retouch tool to remove unsightly blemishes and improve photo quality.
- Improved Collage tool lets you have total artistic control over your collage content and layout.
- Auto red-eye: same results, less work for you.
- Easily add text or watermarks to your photos.
- User data are now stored in ~/.google/picasa/.
- Camera/media detection integrated with Gnome/KDE.
- Mozilla/Firefox browser integration done via a plugin.
- picasa:// urls work in Firefox 3.
- Downloading albums from Picasa Web Albums launches faster.
- Better Xinerama support.