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I had Picasa 3.9 working well with Precise Pangolin 12.04 yesterday but now I tried to use the Maps feature. I've broken my Picasa install.

I have tried to uninstall and to remove all Picasa files, but after a reinstall I have the same problem. Is there a fix for the places feature?

Do I have to have Google Earth installed to make it work?

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Try removing the ~/.google/picasa/ folder, by running this command in the Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T):

rm -rf ~/.google/picasa/

(Make sure you don't accidentally put a space between ~ and /, or / and .. If you do, you'll delete everything in your home folder!)

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Having the same issue, this doesn't help. Some people seem to imply that installing ie6 is necessary (see webupd8.org/2012/01/install-picasa-39-in-linux-and-fix.html for instance) but winetricks ie6 (and ie8, for that matter) is broken as of two days ago. –  Jonathan Protzenko Aug 18 '12 at 21:59

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