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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Google recently created their own Linux software repositories to streamline the use of Google software in Linux. Google's repos make it very easy to download and stay up-to-date with current releases of Google software.
In layman's terms this means you can now install and update Google software using "typical" installation commands like: apt-get install picasa.