Audio-Visual Presentations

NoOp glgxg at
Sat Jan 10 16:54:57 UTC 2009

On 01/09/2009 10:46 PM, Ray Parrish wrote:
> Josh Holland wrote:
>> On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 10:28 +0000, R C Mitchell wrote:
>>> Does anybody have any experience in setting up a digital slide show with 
>>> musical accompaniment under Ubuntu?  What would be the best tools to use?  I 
>>> would like to build presentations to show to the local camera club, who have 
>>> plenty of advice on Windows tools but look blankly when I mention Linux!
>>> I'm currently using Hardy for day-to-day use but I have Intrepid on tap if 
>>> it's needed (I'm waiting for KDE4 to be fit for purpose!)
>>> Rosie
>> OO.o Impress is intended as a drop-in replacement for MS PowerPoint.
>> It's not bad, but don't try saving as a .ppt - it doesn't really work
>> (at least not for me).
> I tried to create a slide show presentation with music in OO, but found 
> out that it would play music as long as the first slide was on the 
> screen, and when you go to the next slide the music stops. Maybe I 
> wasn't doing it right, and someone else knows how to get it to work. I 
> don't use OO much as I have no use for documents of the type it creates, 
> other than once in a great while making a slide show, so I can't help 
> with the question, sorry.
> If it is possible I would be interested in seeing how.
> Later, Ray Parrish

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