Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, PhotoCollage is an open source tool written in Python and GTK+ that enables the users to easily create collages of their favorite images. Via the preferences menu, the user can set the width, color and size of both the board and the columns on images to insert.
- generate random new layouts until one suits the user
- choose border color and width
- possible to swap photos in the generated grid
- save high-resolution image
- works even with a large number of photos (> 100)
- integrates into the GNOME environment
- available in English and French
The latest version available is PhotoCollage 1.3, which has been recently released, bringing changes and fixes.
In this article I will show you how to install PhotoCollage 1.3 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn,Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, LXLE 14.04, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing PhotoCollage 1.3 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivatives is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the photocollage package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install photocollage
Optional, to remove photocollage, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove photocollage