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Install F-Spot On Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat"


F-Spot has been dropped by Ubuntu and Shotwell Photo Manager will be the new photo manager for Ubuntu. That doesn't mean that F-Spot is completly removed but it's not being installed when installing Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat".  You can install F-Spot from the Ubuntu Software Center.




F-Spot is a full-featured personal photo management application for the GNOME desktop. F-Spot simplifies digital photography by providing intuitive tools to help you share, touch-up, find and organize your images.

F-Spot Homepage


To install F-Spot:

Open your Ubuntu Software Center (Applications -> Ubuntu Software Center)


In the search field type: f-spot, click on the search result and click on the Install button


Fill in your password and click on the Authenticate button


Wait while F-Spot is being installed


When F-Spot is installed close your Ubuntu Software Center


To open F-Spot go to Applications -> Graphics and select F-Spot Photo Manager