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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 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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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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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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Deckset app alternative

Mac OSX have a good app called deckset http://decksetapp.com/. This app make slides from markdown text.... Someone know an alternative for ubuntu?
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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?
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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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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 make a desktop wallpaper slideshow with my own images? [duplicate]

So I know Ubuntu has a slideshow option in the wallpaper settings, containing all default wallpapers for that release. This means that the functionality is already there and actually working! But I ...
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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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1answer
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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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Multi photo slideshow software

Hey everybody I'm looking for a program on Ubuntu that can make a slideshow of photo's in a directory and is able to show multiple photos at the same time filling up the screen.
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How can I run the slideshow in a specified order?

I would like to view the images for example from the oldest until the newest. This is not possible with many viewers I tried (Mirage, Shotwell, Gnome Image Viewer).
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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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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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1answer
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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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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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Show photo/video slideshow with photo captions

I'm trying to find a straightforward way to create a date-ordered slideshow from a directory that contains a mix of photos and videos (e.g. the output of a smartphone camera from a holiday). Ideally ...
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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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Shotwell Desktop Slideshow Transitions

Is there a way to add some transition to shotwell's desktop slideshow? Preferably just a smooth fade between the pictures. They just "cut in" one after the other.
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Seamless slideshow transition with this script

I am looking to make this script seamlessly change files without flashing to the desktop in the transition process. Whether It be just a blank black screen, or it fades in and out of files, I don't ...
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1answer
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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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Photography Post Processing : For Slideshows to Music

I am migrating from Windows to Linux and have a question about post processing software on Linux: I already use GIMP / G'MIC and have a question regarding rather specialist bits of post processing. ...
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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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Creating a slideshow background using an XML file

So, I'm running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 and I want to create a slideshow for my background. I have an XML file and all the images needed. I decided to try using this guide: ...
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Get good wallpaper transition effects?

I was just wondering if there is any way to configure the transition effects used when changing wallpaper in wallpaper slideshow. When I created a slideshow using Shotwell, there were no slideshow ...
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View .jpx pictures from SD as a slide-show

I have a number of photos in .jpx format that I would like to view as a slide-show. What software would I use to do that?
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Windows-like slideshow viewers

Is there any image viewer that would allow me to select folders A, B and C and play the images in them as a slideshow while maintaining the order within the folders - not mixing all of the images and ...
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Vertical images in any desktop wallpaper slideshow

I tried to make a desktop wallpaper slideshow with some applications: Shotwell, wallch, variety and slidewall. I have the same problem with all of them, the vertical images are shown in horitzontal ...
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1answer
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I want to play DVD slide shows in Ubuntu. What program is the best?

I have several slide shows on DVDs and would like to play them on Ubuntu. What programs will support this action?
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to set jpeg images as wallpaper slideshow [duplicate]

I want to create a slideshow of JPEG images and set it as wallpaper in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop. But it doesn't support JPEG images . What should I do to make JPEG images supported in the 12.04 ...
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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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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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how do i create a slideshow in GIMP for a wallpaper [duplicate]

how do i create a slideshow in GIMP image editor using jpeg images saved in a folder and use it as wallpaper in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version? The slideshow has to be timed so that the wallpaper keeps ...