Fotowall - Make Wallpaper Collages from your Photos

Peter walks you through how to use Fotowall - an interesting application that allows you to quickly make collages from your photos. These collages can then be used as a desktop background.
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Peter Upfold is a technology enthusiast from the UK. Peter’s interest in Linux stems back to 2003, when curiosity got the better of him and he began using SUSE 9.0. Now he runs Linux Mint 9 on the desktop, runs a CentOS-based web server from home for his personal website and dabbles in all sorts of technology things across the Windows, Mac and open source worlds.

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Discussion: Fotowall - Make Wallpaper Collages from your Photos

  1. budi (guest)

    # Posted on 08 September 2008 at 08:52 AM

    Tried that, what annoys me is that it has transparent space at the upper and below screen. I just couldn't help wondering what those are for? I could use GIMP for much better result. Im not a coder, i really wish some coders out there could come up with something more interesting like e.g. photo View in 3D. Compiz has them? is it possible to borrow the codes from compiz and create a photo view in 3D?



  2. tomj (guest)

    # Posted on 07 April 2009 at 10:20 PM

    If someone does not like to install another program, he can use one of online services, for example: http://fotonea.com

    You can just upload a few pictures, choose background, choose resolution (important for the wallpaper), then place/rotate/resize your photos and save final collage as wallpaper.



  3. Enrico Ros (guest)

    # Posted on 29 April 2009 at 05:40 PM

    Everything you asked for has been implemented in 0.6 ;-)



  4. Ingalex (guest)

    # Posted on 29 May 2009 at 05:47 AM

    Ho pacchettizzato fotowall 0.6 in debian per jaunty e l’ho inserita nei miei repository:

    http://www.sourceslist.eu/installare-software-tramite-repository/installare-lultima-versione-di-fotowall-tramite-repository/

    Spero possa tornarvi utile. ciao



  5. Ingalex (guest)

    # Posted on 29 May 2009 at 05:48 AM

    Here you can find debian package for jaunty jackalope: http://www.sourceslist.eu/installare-software-tramite-repository/installare-lultima-versione-di-fotowall-tramite-repository/



  6. Arnaud Tanguy (guest)

    # Posted on 23 July 2009 at 11:57 AM

    Thanks for the package. There will soon be 0.7, so if you want to make a package, that will be very cool :)



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