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how to set up an unattended display with only a USB

I have a use case where there is a big monitor (flat TV) and I want to have a USB that runs Ubuntu so I can create a mini uploading site for a user to upload a presentation to and then the Ubuntu usb ...
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Poster frame in Libreoffice Impress movies

In Windows Powerpoint there is a useful feature to set the poster frame of an inserted movie, displaying any frame of the movie you wish on the presentation before you play the movie. I cannot seem to ...
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LibreOffice Impress presentation problem

I am facing a problem in Ubuntu 18.04 (gnome-panel & gnome-session-flashback). I can't present my LibreOffice Impress presentation properly. When i click hyperlink file, that page show to back end....
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How do I change the speed of the slideshow in gThumb?

How do I change the speed of the slideshow in gThumb? Is there a properties menu I am missing?
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How do you change text color in LibreOffice Impress?

How do I change slide text color? I don't see a format text menu ribbon like I am accustomed to seeing in Microsoft Powerpoint, nor do I see a collection of text editing options like in Google ...
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How do you add slide presenter notes in LibreOffice Impress?

How do you add slide presenter notes in LibreOffice Impress? I need to add a transcript to read for each slide during my presentation. (It should also serve as notes for the student if viewing the ...
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How do I keep Screenshot open to take multiple screenshots?

I wish to take multiple screenshots to put into a presentation, but the Screenshot application closes after each area selection screenshot. How do I take multiple screenshots without the application ...
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Convert from big ppt or pptx files to PDF by LibreOffice last version is so slow

I have very weird performance issue with libreoffice. I run this command via php shell_exec(): $libreoffice5.3 --headless -convert-to pdf --outdir /xxx/xx But for big files like 5MB over, it takes so ...
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Is there a key shortcut for “Presentation Mode” on Lubuntu

Currently using Lubuntu 16.04, old HP CQ20 laptop, with the LXDE and the XFCE power manager. Currently I just right click on the XFCE power manager icon to tick enable but it's clunky to do. I would ...
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How can I view and edit PowerPoint presentations that don't render correctly?

I have Microsoft PowerPoint projects that I can view correctly on Android, OS X and Windows, but on Linux with LibreOffice Impress, they are not rendered correctly. Instead, the letters and objects ...
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Inserting a math equation to a LibreOffice presentation

In a LibreOffice Impress presentation (Version 5.1.4.2 on Ubuntu 16.04), when I click Insert -> Object -> Formula, I see a visual toolbar that lets me add elements of an equation such as fractions etc....
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Projector Doesn't Show Windows

I'm having an issue with connecting my laptop with the projector via VGA port. My laptop runs both Windows 7 and Ubuntu. The projector is working fine with Windows 7, but with Ubuntu only the ...
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Is there any tool to convert pdf to ppt in Linux/ Ubuntu offline?

I am looking for a tool that converts PDF into PPT files or supports any tweak to import PDF files into LibreOffice-impress, LibreOffice-Draw imports the PDF but that does not do the job. So far I am ...
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lubuntu presentation cuts right side

i am using lubuntu but when i connect my laptop with projector my screen cuts right side of the presentation. What could be the reason. Can someone help to resolve this.
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Audio doesnt work in Libre office

I want to make a powerpoint in Libreoffice(5.0.5.2) with mp3 files integrated inside. When I add mp3 files in slides, there is no audio output.I can play mp3 files separately with vlc and other ...
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How to create cube slide transition in Libreoffice Impress?

I'm creating a presentation using Libreoffice Impress. How can I make it so that when the presentation goes from one slide to the next, they rotate like a cube?
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Is there any Microsoft Office alternative?

I'm having trouble viewing and editing my documents in Ubuntu that I created using Microsoft Office in windows. Is there any way I can open, view and edit my document in both Windows and Ubuntu ...
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Annotate PDF with stylus

I have a presentation as PDF file, but might want to do simple annotations during the talk and I want to have a presenter console. On the one hand there is Libre Office Impress that has all tools (pen ...
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Command-line presentation tool for Linux?

In a few days I am going to give a presentation about Linux. So I want to show Linux in style. So I want any tool for presentation. I heard about Mdp. Now I want to make my own. How can I create this ...
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Impress - View Presentation changes objects layout

I having problems with the 'view presentation mode'. I can see my presentation nicely in the edition mode (1) but when I go to the view presentation mode (F5), some images are changed (background and ...
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Good presentation software with smooth slide transition

I have tested the libre office impress and the openoffice presentation software and they are very good and do pretty much what I want but both of them have an issue with slide transition and animation,...
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LibreOffice Impress: How to align with a reference object?

I know that I can use the align and distribute functionality of libreoffice impress to align objects. However, when I want to align two objects, both of them move if I choose to align their centers. ...
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Libreoffice presentation - Highlight / draw during the talk

I have some slides on which I would like to highlight some aspects live during the talk. My slides will be able to be used as pdf also. (As I'm not using any Libreoffice special abilities.) Is there ...
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Distro question - Which (current) linux distro works well with older laptops [duplicate]

I'm sorry, but this is going to be somewhat vague for now. I'll update this within 24 hours with more details, or as soon as they are available. Whichever comes first. I am enrolled in an engineering ...
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Is there any alternative for Zoomit on Ubuntu?

The drawing mode provided by zoomit is wonderful during a presentation. Is there any software on Ubuntu that provides the same functionality?
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Is there any PowerPoint alternative? [duplicate]

Is there any PowerPoint alternative? I'm not looking for just a viewer but also a presentation maker.
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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 https://bugs....
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to make windows compatible PPT on ubuntu 12.04?

I need to create a ppt in Ubuntu but I need the themes of Microsoft PowerPoint or you can say windows compatible presentation. Could you please suggest me a way to do this.
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 story....
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 by tomorrow!
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 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 ...
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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 ...
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Problems with LibreOffice Impress? [closed]

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 (...
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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 ...
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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, ...