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

James Thomas selinium at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 26 14:48:51 GMT 2009


Hi there, under System/preferences/screensaver there is a screen saver
called F-Spot Photos.
Within F-Spot photo manager tag some photos as favorites...
These will be shown in the screensaver

Hope this helps

:)

irc: selinuxium

2009/2/25 Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk>

> On 25/02/2009 17:09, Mark Fraser wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> Ahh that might do the job.  I just need something that is A) dead easy
> to use and B) can ideally start without any user intervention (so
> probably by a script which runs when the machine auto logs in).
>
> Rob
>
>
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