[ubuntu-uk] Slide Shows.
keith at keithg4jvx.force9.co.uk
Fri Nov 10 13:42:59 GMT 2006
Alan Pope wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 10, 2006 at 12:40:06PM +0000, Keith Powell wrote:
>> This is my first posting to this list, and I hope it is OK to post
>> requests for help on this list, rather than asking on the main Ubuntu lists.
> Yeah, it's fine to ask techy questions here. Others do.
>> I would like to make several hundred slides into self-contained slide
>> shows. The idea is to burn them on to a DVD or several CDs so that they
>> can be played on a DVD player and viewed on a television. I don't want
>> to have to play them through a computer.
> So you want to organise some photos into folders then burn all that onto DVD/CD and then
> chuck that into a standard player under the telly and it "Just work"?
> If your player supports JPEGs in folders then that should be easily do-able without any
> additional softare. Just organise your photos into folders in nautilus and then throw a
> blank CD/DVD into the machine. When the popup choice to burn media appears, make a blank
> data cd and drag all the photos into the resulting window. Hit the "write to cd" button
> and away it goes.
> If you want some kind of funky menu system then I think you may be out of luck unless you
> can use some DVD authoring software.
>> With KDE, there is a program called DigiKam which will do this, but is
>> there a Gnome program which I can use, or will I have to use DigiKam
>> with Gnome also? I have searched an can't find one.
> You can use digikam under gnome, yes. There's also f-spot which is the gnome equivalent
> of digikam.
> Hope that helps.
Thanks for the reply. Further explanation:
I want something more sophisticated that just photographs on a CD which
I select as necessary. I want to start the slide show and the slides
change automatically every few seconds. Perhaps with music as well.
I've downloaded f-spot (thanks for the suggestion) and will look at it
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