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I want to make my video to be a screensaver.

Is there any software to make it?

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This might help you i guess not sure. –  karthick87 Jan 15 '11 at 6:20

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It's possible the AniBG project will give you what you want :

http://code.google.com/p/anibg/

This UbuntuGuide article has step by step instructions.

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your answer doesn't actually refer to what he asked - I'm confused as to how he marked it as answered. Karthick's link is the correct answer. –  RolandiXor Jan 15 '11 at 14:38
    
Karthick didn't answer, unless you mean his comment. His comment refers to a hack using mplayer from 2009. AniBG is an actively maintained project to "put videos and screensaves on your desktop" and has a one-line installation. Not sure where your confusion arises from? –  Scaine Jan 15 '11 at 15:21

Firstly Copy-Paste this into the address box in your browser apt:libgle3,xscreensaver-data-extra,xscreensaver-gl-extra then download This and this and install the two .debs.

Now Go to Applications->Accessories menu and open AniBG. Now adjust your preferences from the indicator on top left.

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The first link is not working,change it. –  karthick87 Jan 15 '11 at 11:01

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