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Slideshow screensaver for GNU/Linux using OpenGL

Project description

Introduction

Slideshow Screensaver is a screensaver which displays a new photo every 10 seconds from $HOME/Pictures. If you want to customize the photo directory, the time between photos or the screensaver delay you will need to edit the source code for now.

This is a very simple app which, for now, might not play nicely with xscreensaver, gnome-screensaver, etc.

Installation

  1. Install the system-wide dependencies:

    • python 2.7

    • xautolock

  2. Install the python package:

    sudo pip install slideshow-screensaver
  3. Configure the screensaver to run automatically:

    • Disable any other screensavers.

    • Make slidesaver-daemon run at startup.

Plans

Short-term

  • GUI Configuration.

  • Work around other screensavers

  • Alternative to xautolock?

  • 2D and 3D versions

  • Distribution packages

Long-term

  • Work with other (or no) desktop environments

  • Python 3

  • Cool Transitions

  • Ability to pause slideshow, open file in photo manager, …

  • Take over the world.

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