If you want to create a web album with some images you have in your computer, with Linux as your OS, i recommend you to use gThumb.
gThumb is, as said in WikiPedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GThumb):
… an open-source image viewer and organizer for the GNOME desktop environment released under the GNU General Public License. It was originally based on GQView, and is designed to have a clean, simple interface.
gThumb Homepage: http://gthumb.sourceforge.net/
I’m using Ubuntu 9.04, named Jaunty Jackalope, to write this tutorial, so the installation process is very simple, all you have to do is run:
# aptitude install gthumb
This should work the same way for Debian GNU/Linux, but if you’re using another distro Linux, you might have to compile gThumb.
CREATING WEB ALBUM:
When you run gThumb you’ll see this interface:
I mapped it to make it easier to follow:
The steps to create the Web Album are:
1 – Create directory to keep the images:
First create a directory and put the images you’d like to be in the album in it.
2 – Open directory with gThumb:
In gThumb interface, select the directory in which the images are (#1 in MAP)
3 – Select the images you’d like to show in the album:
After opening the directory, which contains the images, you’ll have to select the images you’d like to show in the album (#2 in MAP)
4 – Open the “Create Web Album” window and configure it:
Now, with all images selected, go to Tools > Create Web Album (#3 in MAP)
Then you should see a window like this:
This is where you’ll configure your web album. The options are:
#1 – Where the web album files will be saved.
#2 – The name of the page, i recommend you to leave it as it is.
#3 – How many images per line and per column will be shown.
#4 – The title of the page, or header message, if you preffer.
#5 – The footer message of the page.
#6 – The theme that will be used in the web album.
The other options are not so important for me, so i didn’t put them in here.
In the end, you’ll have something like this: http://am.softwarelivre.org/galeria/fedora12releaseparty/