Art Alexion on 14 Apr 2005 15:07:17 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] slide show

Jeff Abrahamson wrote:

>What do people use for slide shows, as in, looking at a bunch of
>digital pictures at full screen?
>I like eog as an image viewer in full screen mode, but it doesn't seem
>to have an auto-advance feature.  In addition, it wants to read all
>the images before it loads, so it's impractical to view, say, 200
>images from a 5 Mpixel camera.
>Display (from ImageMagick) is very nice, but doesn't auto-scale to fit
>the screen.  In addition, the slide show, whether from the menu or
>invoked on the command line with "-delay 2" for a 2 second delay, is
>not reliable.  Sometimes it works, sometimes it just stops and doesn't
>want to restart.
>Any suggestions?

I rarely use it, but gthumb seems to do everything that you want and it
is reasonably fast and stable.  (Requires gtk, though.)


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