The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
5answers
107 views

Is there any PowerPoint alternative? [duplicate]

Is there any PowerPoint alternative? I'm not looking for just a viewer but also a presentation maker.
1
vote
0answers
17 views

LibreOffice Impress does not preserve hyperlinks on ppt export?

I am having a hard time with exporting Impress' presentation (in .odp format ) to .ppt format. The problem is that Impress won't preserve my hyperlinks. I have found a bug on launchpad ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Presentations on Lubuntu?

Is there a lightweight package for doing powerpoint presentations on Lubuntu? I have Abiword for wordprocessing and Gnumeric for spreadsheets, but I'm not sure about Powerpoints? I heard there was ...
2
votes
1answer
36 views

Wireless Presenter with Prezi

I have a Targus Wireless Presenter with laser pointer which I intend to use with my Prezi presentations. The presenter works perfectly when presentations are not maximized, but when they are, the ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

bullet list that looks the same in Impress and Powerpoint

When I create a bulleted list in Microsoft Powerpoint, there is a space between the bullet and the text-line. But when I save it as a PPT file (in 2003 compatibility mode) and then open it in ...
5
votes
1answer
268 views

Is there a pdf reader that displays animations?

I'm creating a presentation and need to include some animations. I placed the animation in the pdf file using Beamer (after storing the animation in a bunch of png files). Now, when I open the file on ...
6
votes
1answer
635 views

Is there a LibreOffice equivalent to microsofts office themes?

I've used MS office for many years now. Especially powerpoint. One of the strengths is that it defines and separates the concepts of template and theme. A theme can be saved and contains fonts, ...
-1
votes
1answer
122 views

I would like to learn Inkscape and Sozi. Where do I begin? [closed]

I've created a few very basic presentations in Sozi, which is an addon for Inkscape that enables very nice presentations. My main limitation is that I don't really know Inkscape. The things I've ...
1
vote
1answer
174 views

Is there any command-line image/PDF/PPT (powerpoint) viewer that supports transitions?

I was looking for some viewers that can handle displaying both pictures and PDFs (ideally, PPTs, but I reckon that's asking too much), with transitions (fade in, fade out, etc). On top of that, I ...
4
votes
1answer
88 views

What application for illustrated story telling?

I am working on a project with kids to make them narrate and illustrate their own tale on a digital format. There will be several illustrated pages and an audio files of themselves narrating the ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

Use bluetooth headset as presenter

I have a bluetooth headset HS3000. Is it possible to use forward/backward keys on the headset for going forward and backward in the presentation, e.g., in evince?
1
vote
1answer
119 views

Convert a presentation to video with narration

I have an OpenOffice presentation. I want to create a movie (for YouTube), that shows the slides, with my voice explaining about them. Is this possible in Ubuntu?
2
votes
1answer
224 views

Anything similar to Maya for making animation-movies under Ubuntu?

Are there any programs similar to Maya, for making animation-movies under Ubuntu? I.e. programs where you make keyframes, and the program fill in the inbetweens. I want to make a short video for ...
6
votes
1answer
129 views

okular and external movie player compete for owning the screen?

I have been using okular as my primary pdf viewer, and for pdf presentation. Usually my pdf presentations contains link to external movie files, which, upon clicks, will be opened in an external ...
0
votes
1answer
396 views

Open documents, ppt and excel sheets directly into google docs/driver

I do not want to use libreoffice and not able to find lightweight alternative for excel and ppt viewers. So could you please tell me how can trick nautilus to open these files directly into google ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I change hyperlink colours in LibreOffice Impress?

I have a lot of Powerpoint slides that I converted to LibreOffice Impress. The resulting hyperlinks are very faded, very hard to see. I can't seem to find any way to change the colour of hyperlinks ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I show notes on my laptop in LibreOffice Impress?

I think it would be very nice to present on a projector with my laptop showing the notes! I appreciate any help and I love you if you find it until tomorrow!
0
votes
1answer
280 views

Acer extensa 5630 becomes slow and function key does not working well when connected to a projector

I connect my UBUNTU 12.04.1 on acer extensa 5630 to a Sony projector for presentation, but the system become slow and function key does not working well, when i pree it my laptop monitor goes off and ...
4
votes
1answer
535 views

OpenOffice Impress (MS Powerpoint alternative) not linking to Projector

When i connect OpenOffice ppt for projector, it doesnt display or detect anything.While i can run the same in my windows OS installed alongside. I donot know if it is a possible driver problem or a ...
1
vote
2answers
692 views

Presenting Power Point slides in dual screen mode

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and Wine 1.3 1.3.28. I use my laptop for commercial presentations and it is common to attach it to a projector. I would like to use a Presentation Mode in Power Point where in one ...
8
votes
3answers
504 views

Why is Ubuntu not publicized in big conferences?

I am simply wondering why the Ubuntu OS is not presented in big conferences at launches? I see other OS-es gaining a lot of market share by doing so. I think that Ubuntu even if it is free of charge ...
4
votes
1answer
649 views

pandoc on Ubuntu can't use beamer

I'm using pandoc to author slides. I'd like to see how the beamer PDF output looks, but I'm getting an error: $ pandoc -t beamer talk.txt -o talk.pdf pandoc: Unknown writer: beamer Any ideas?
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to remove all images from a ppt files?

I have a big (~250Mb) ppt file (created on windows i guess) with much text and some images (high definition). I have to drop all images (i dont actually need to save them, just rip them out the ...
1
vote
0answers
232 views

Control two instances of Evince from one script [closed]

I am looking for a way to synchronize two instances of Evince, so when one of them move a page up or down, the other one will do the same. This is for running a dual-head PDF presentation, where once ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Problems with LibreOffice Impress?

I am a big fan of Ubuntu. I have recently switched from Latex to LibreOffice Impress for PPT because it seems that with Impress you can quickly create slides. I am using LibreOffice 3.4.4 OOO340m1 ...
0
votes
1answer
456 views

Powerpoint: remote pointing and slide track device

I think that this question may not be suitable for this forum. But I need your help. I am planning to buy a remote pointing (not only just pointing, we will be able to track the slides) device for my ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I use LibreOffice's 3d transitions in Impress?

How can I get the 3D transitions working on Impress? I got a presentation coming soon, and as a requirement of the course the professor want us to use transitions on our "Power Point" chapter, ...
15
votes
9answers
5k views

Light easy to use Presentation software

I am looking for an easy to use light presentation software. The main features I need are : Light (on dependencies and resource consumption) Easy to use Align & Distribute information on slide ...
7
votes
4answers
3k views

Presentation Creation Tools

Other than LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org Impress what good presentation making tools are available for Ubuntu? I prefer a GUI tool which can export to PDF as I have to make presentation in Windows PC. ...
3
votes
0answers
318 views

Is there a way I can use wireless projectors? [closed]

I can connect to the projector but I can't seem to find a way to output my presentations to the projector. I'm using LibreOffice and Ubuntu 10.04. I do quite a few presentations at my work and I am ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

How to apply master font and color to existing slides in LibreOffice Impress

I created a master/template in Impress by selecting: Tools > Options > LibreOffice > Colors to select colors for creating a new gradient Format > Area : Gradients to create the gradient ...
1
vote
1answer
921 views

Unable to install Ease due to missing dependencies

Getting the following error message while installing Ease even the required packages are there. Please see below for full details. Please let me know what went wrong. ... configure: error: Package ...
1
vote
1answer
222 views

Edubuntu presentation template

I am a part of a team that try to popularize Linux and free software in academic institutions. I make distribution specific presentations. My duty is to introduce students to Edubuntu. I wanted to ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Is there a Powerpoint (PPT) to text/html converter?

Is there a ppt to text/html converter for Ubuntu/*nix?
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How do I create a cube effect for PDF presentation transitions?

I already saw in the past some presentations made with a 'cube effect' transition, similar to the 3D-multiple desktop of Compiz. I heard 'Keynotes' on Mac OSX could do that. Is it possible to do the ...
6
votes
2answers
510 views

Presentation with many fullscreen video

I am currently creating a presentation (like power point). I have tried multiple applications to create this presentation but there are some problems. I have tried Ease: Program is not stable ...
6
votes
2answers
763 views

what's the best tool to create a Product Catalog in Ubuntu?

i'm going to create a Catalog for one of our proposals... as i've recently migrated to Ubuntu, i don't know tools to do such a job. In windows i might do this with MS PowerPoint or Adobe InDesign. ...
0
votes
1answer
290 views

Is there a simple guide for how to set up a demo cloud?

I would like to be able to demo a UEC cloud at a presentation. Is there a simple guide regarding the hardware I need, and how I need to configure the UEC in order to create a nice presentation?