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Support for remote clicker in any PDF viewer?

I use PDF slides for my work. Is it possible to change slides via a remote control (clicker)? What are the PDF viewers in Ubuntu that support this?
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Desktop wallpaper goes black while setting a wallpaper slide show

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.Sometimes when I set a wallpaper slideshow using Shotwell the screen goes totally black and even if that isn't the case the wallpapers do not change on the time they were ...
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How can I create a wallpaper slideshow with a different image per screen

I would like to create a wallpaper slideshow on Ubuntu Focal (20) but I have a multi-monitor setup and would like to have a different image on each screen, all rotating at the same interval, similar ...
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How to put multiple PDFs on one page (e.g., four on one / 4 on 1) with annotations preserved?

I have a PDF document (slides) with annotations performed with a pen. For the handout, I want to print them in 4-on-1 fashion, and thus of course including the annotations. There are some solutions on ...
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Imagination crashes

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 as well as Budgie 20.04. Imagination crashes when I import a slideshow file created by Imagination as well as when I attempt to save a newly created file. I installed it ...
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Cannot create Shotwell slideshow after deleting previous slideshow

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I created a Shotwell slideshow and then decided I wanted to add more pictures. I couldn't figure out how to edit the slide show so I deleted the images and xml file from the ...
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Evince shows small frame in Presentation mode

I recently noticed that Evince started showing the following unusual behavior when in Presentation mode (after F5 is pressed) on my laptop: instead of making the slide occupy most of the screen, it ...
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Qiv slideshow state

I use qiv to show a picture slideshow. I would like to know if I can get the current state of the slideshow? Play or pause. Thank you for supporting
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xml slideshow not working as expected as wallpaper

I have searched google high and low for a solution and had it working for a time, even added a whole slew of files to /usr/share/backgrounds (jpg, png, webp) and updated the /usr/share/gnome-...
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Insert Videos in presentation

I do presentations for educational courses (university, college, schools). With many slides, lots of videos and pictures.I had been using WPS presentation software (kingsoft) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS; ...
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Shotwell slideshow without the need of copying all photos

The program shotwell copies all photos to its own directory to create a slideshow. I have a folder with 10GB of pictures, and to make this 20GB just to make a slideshow is not a very solid idea. Is ...
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How can I set default the background slideshow settings?

I set up a slideshow with Shotwell. Then I wanna change the time interval between two images but there is no setting in Shotwell about that. So I create a new one. The problem started here. The last ...
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Which software to use to show a bunch of photos and movie files one after another, as a slideshow?

My mother in law has sadly passed away. We have arranged a folder with a bunch of photos and short movies of her, that we'd like to show in a rolling slideshow at the funeral service. Ideally, it ...
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how to auto load FEH and play jpg from usb flash drive? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu Mate for the odroid c2. In Control Center/Startup Applications, I added my own /home/odroid/feh.sh feh.sh has: xset s off xset -dpms xset s noblank feh --quiet --fullscreen --...
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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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Why doesn't the slideshow start from the script that I made for an hourly cron job?

I created some bash scripts within the cron.hourly folder to run some tasks hourly when a machine is on. The cron_pull and cron_update_images scripts work just fine within the cron job. 53 * * * 2 /...
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gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background parameter specifications

I've been unable to find out what exactly is the specification of the parameter to be passed to the various org.gnome.desktop.background attributes. Particularly convoluted seems the picture-uri ...
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Time-Scheduled Screensaver

I'm looking for a way to run a time-scheduled screensaver slideshow. For example: From 13:00 to 16:00, run a screensaver that cycles through three images every 10 minutes From 16:01 to 18:30, run a ...
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stop/kill sh script and reaload every N/A minutes

i am using feh automatic slideshow(source is samba network folder) all working fine,sometimes i add some pictures,sometimes i delete someth. but if is only one picture in folder,than slideshow is ...
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Can't replace, remove or change desktop slideshow

A while ago I created a desktop slideshow in Shotwell I think. I wanted to change the slideshow. The pictures in the slideshow are not featured in the appearances menu under system settings. the demo ...
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PhotoFilmStrip bug

I finally managed to install PhotoFilmStrip on my Ubuntu 16.04. The latest version I found was photofilmstrip_2.1.0-1_all.deb. Although I had to install manually some dependencies, it looked like I ...
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Wallpaper slideshow software that supports changing image size

I've found several software applications that create slideshows, but I've yet to see one that support changing the image size (i.e. fit, stretch, fill width, fill height). Is there any software that ...
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kubuntu 16.04 locks-creen slideshow

I remember being able to do that in kubuntu 14.04, is there a way to do that in 16.04? I found how to change the background image, but this is not a sideshow.
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How to change one slide in LibreOffice Impress to portrait

I am currently trying to change the orientation of a single slide to portrait ( to fit an image). I searched through and I couldn't find a solution that works.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Photography post processing for slideshows to music

I am migrating from Windows to Linux and have a question about post-processing software. I already use GIMP / G'MIC. Creating a Slideshow To Music On Windows I use pictures2exe, a rather neat bit of ...
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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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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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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 the 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 in /usr/share/backgrounds/mywallpapers and adding ...
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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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