[ubuntu-art] Ubuntu Presentation Template

Andrew SB a.starr.b at gmail.com
Sun Nov 15 16:46:11 GMT 2009

On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 11:29 AM, Nathan Handler <nhandler at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently had an idea for a new art-related project. We have members of the
> community giving presentations all of the time (at LoCo events, conferences,
> etc). Currently, there is no Ubuntu presentation template that these users can
> use. Debian has discussed this idea at DebConf in the past [1], and they have
> created some great designs. I think it would be great if we could attempt to
> do something similar for Ubuntu. If we do this, I think we should focus on
> LaTeX Beamer and OpenOffice.org Impress, which appear to be the most popular
> methods of creating presentations on Ubuntu. I wanted to know if any members
> of the Art team would be interested in working on this project. I would be
> glad to help in any way possible, but I am definitely not creative or
> artistic enough to create a theme from scratch. I would also like to hear any
> other ideas/suggestions you might have about this project. I personally think
> that if we could come up with a decent template, it would greatly benefit the
> Ubuntu community.
> Thanks,
> Nathan Handler
> [1] http://people.debian.org/~tille/talks/200706_debconf7_beamer/index_en.html

As a starting point, there actually already is a collection of 30
pretty amazing OO Impress templates for Ubuntu (and derivatives) made
by a Nicaraguan LoCo member on SpreadUbuntu:


They're really well done.

- Andrew

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