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avconv slideshow from images - first image appears for split second

I am currently using the following command to generate a slideshow from all jpg's in the current directory: avconv -r 1/5 -f image2 -i %03d.jpg -r 25 -c:v mpeg2video output.mpg The command almost ...
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slideshow application able to play (soundless) video as another picture in a slideshow

I want to show a "little" slideshow of a folder containing pictures and a few videos (.mov format containing no sound). Unfortunately I couldn't find a fullscreen slideshow creator that has this ...
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Converting a LibreOffice Impress slideshow so that it will run on my wife's blog

My wife is an artist and she made a slideshow at my suggestion in Impress. After spending a Jillion hours learning how to make it work and the whole learning curve thing she was finally satisfied ...
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Showing slide show in the projector

I successfully plugged in the projector in to my Acer 8930G computer, but when I'm tryng to show the slide show (like in Image Viewer or LibreOffice Impress), it begins in my laptop, though I'd like ...
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Eog random slideshow from the terminal

What is the best way to have Eye of Gnome Graphics viewer (EOG) open a folder full of images in a randomized slide-show from the terminal?
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Which is the best format to save a slideshow in OpenShot?

My school laptop was recently taken up, which is a Macbook Air. And I didn't have the chance to create my slideshow before it was taken up, so, I did some research and found that OpenShot was most ...
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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 ...
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How do I correctly install ffDiaporama (slideshow software) on Ubuntu 12.04

Background I had some issues with dependencies etc and I thought it would be useful if I posted the correct solution here so other community members could benefit. I am not sure it appropriate to do ...
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Is there program that can do a dual screen random slideshow?

I've got a dual screen set up on my ubuntu machine and I'd quite like to set it up to do a random slideshow, with different images on each screen. Is it possible to do this with one or more programs? ...
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App to make a video from photos?

I was wondering what could be a good app (with a GUI ;) ) for making a video from a bunch of photos or images, to create a time-lapse video, or a stop-motion animation, or even a video like this one. ...
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How to create a slideshow with effects from a list of web pages [closed]

Is there a software application available to create a slideshow from a number of web pages that can be displayed in gnome desktop.
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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?
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How can I set an HTML page as the desktop background?

Before people flag this as an exact duplicate of How can I use a .html file as desktop background/wallpaper? please let me clarify . Unlike that question where he just wants desktop icons for ...
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OpenShot creates 0 byte DVD files

I've created an OSP file with OpenShot, and I wanted to export it as a DVD file. As this is my very first project, I've checked some how-to-websites and blogs where it was clearly explained how I ...
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Problem with desktop wallpaper slideshow

I have a problem with a wallpaper slideshow that I created (I am using GNOME 3 classic interface on Oneiric Ocelot). I followed the new "standard procedure" to create a new slideshow background on ...
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kubuntu wallpaper settings disappear

To render my system useable after upgrading to 11.10, I had to abandon gnome and install the KDE window manager. This is mostly fine, but the desktop wallpaper slideshow works for a few minutes and ...
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How do I customize desktop wallpaper slideshow?

I spent some time and tried various things but nothing works. Here's what I have tried so far (changing the slideshow manually): Making a new folder /usr/share/backgrounds/mywallpapers and add my ...
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How do I replace the background-1.xml file under /usr/share/backgrounds/contest/?

Help with the background-1.xml file under /usr/share/backgrounds/contest/. I screwed my .xml file... and the dumb here that is writing right now, didn't keep a safe copy of the original file/code... ...
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Alternatives to dvd-slideshow

I'm currently using dvd-slideshow to create video files containing slideshows with sound, transitions and titles, and I'm quite fond of the command line approach for this kind of task. Is there any ...
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Image slideshow application?

I want to show my images, is there any good application for image slideshow that has many transition effects?