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While trying to install Picasa for Ubuntu, the following errors occurred:

wget && sudo dpkg -i picasa_3.0-current_amd64.deb

--2012-08-30 17:41:36--
Resolving (,,, ...
Connecting to (||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2012-08-30 17:41:36 ERROR 404: Not Found.
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This is because Picasa is no longer distributed for Linux. Complain to google about that :-(

Alternatively, you can install Picasa for Windows using Wine. You can find instructions for example here. I don't mean the first answer (which tells you to use ubuntu repositories that are no longer available), but the one with the title "To install Picasa 3.9" further down the page.

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