[ubuntu-uk] 3D OpenGL screensaver (or running Picassa screensaver on Gnome)

Mark Fraser kubuntu at mfraz.orangehome.co.uk
Wed Feb 25 17:09:45 GMT 2009

On Wednesday 25 February 2009 16:58:24 Rob Beard wrote:
> Hi folks,
> A client of mine (a radio station) has got a PC attached to a plasma TV
> which goes through a collection of pictures of events that they have
> been to.  At the moment they are using the basic pictures screensaver
> which just works apart from the fact it doesn't have any fancy effects.
> Now the programme controller is really into anything and everything
> Google (Chrome, Picassa, etc) and he's asked if it's possible to setup
> some fancy transitions between the pictures (the Google Screensaver
> zooms in and fades nicely between the pictures).  I just wondered if
> anyone know if there was anything for Ubuntu (or Kubuntu) that did the
> same?

Not really a screensaver, but DigiKam has an advanced slideshow tool which 
allows all sorts of OpenGL transitions between photos and can be set to loop 
and shuffle photos.

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