Frogr 1.0 (Software For Uploading Photos On Flickr) Has Been Released

As you may know, Frogr is an open source program that enables the users to easily upgrade photos on Flickr. Among others, it has a simple and clear interface, allows the uploaders to edit the visibility, content type, tags, description and enable/disable global search results in Flickr.

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The latest version available is Frogr 1.0, which brings the below changes:

  • Use xdg-open instead of gnome-open as a fallback plan to open URIs.
  • Use a GtkMessageDialog for the “Uploading pictures” dialog.
  • Migrated from GSimpleAsyncResult to GTask.
  • Raised GLib minimum version up to 2.44.
  • Add a title to all the dialogs showing progress bars.
  • A few minor improvements, fixes and cleanups.

Installation instructions:

The latest Frogr version is available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu systems is easy. All you need to do is add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the frogr package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mariospr/frogr
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install frogr

Optional, remove frogr, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove frogr

The installation instructions should work on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

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