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Despite being an Ubuntu user for many years, for several years I have been using Picasa on Windows to make photo collage grids of my photos.

The process for doing this is to select either a folder of photos or a number of photos and press the "Create Collage" button. The photos are usually arranged by date taken (which I prefer), but this can be changed by manually rearranging them. The results look like this:

Example collage

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Is there native software - i.e. doesn't require Wine or run in a browser - with a GUI (for easy editing) available for Ubuntu that can make collages in the same way?

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I'd argue that it isn't as I'm asking for a specific type of collage, which neither of the programs mentioned in the answers to that question can actually produce –  hellocatfood Jan 8 '13 at 22:56
    
Yes, on further thought you are correct-I'm interested in the question too and have found out that those programs mentioned in the other question don't do what you want. –  user76204 Jan 8 '13 at 22:59

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GIMP Plugin

There are some plugins for GIMP Install gimp available which should do the job.

Personally I only have experience with the Image Grid Layout plugin which merges several images into one based on a predefined grid layout. As an alternative you may try Index Print which also allows sorting by date.

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Image Grid Layout does the job, though I imagine it'd run slowly with several hundred images open. Do you have installation instructions for Index Print? The ones on the website are vague. –  hellocatfood May 22 '13 at 22:11
    
sorry no, I did not try Index Print - too vague ;) –  Takkat May 23 '13 at 18:09

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