>>>>> "Jens" == Jens Grivolla <email@example.com> writes: Jens> Hi, I am looking for a good presentation program (something like Jens> PowerPoint) for Linux. So far I have been using mostly Star- Jens> /Openoffice which is kind of OK, but would be interested in Jens> alternatives. I have been using LaTeX (which I use for word Jens> processing), too, but I don't think it is really the most Jens> appropriate tool for making slides. There are several packages for making nice slides with LaTeX. The best one I've seen so far is prosper (available as a Debian package). If you use Acrobat Reader as your viewer, you get a few nice transitions too (although I personally find transitions a waste of time). Jens> I think that using SVG might be good in order to have an open Jens> format that can be used for beamer-presentations, slides, as well Jens> as web publishing. Some quick googling showed me that such Jens> solutions do exist, but I'd like some recommendations before I try Jens> them wildly. Jens> Do you think that using SVG is a good idea? If so, what good Jens> (easy to use) authoring tools are there? sodipodi (available as a Debian package) is the only Linux-based editor I know of. The situation looks even worse for viewers, though. Mozilla's SVG support is not very good, and you would probably need to build it yourself, since the Debian packages (and the mozilla.org binaries) don't include it. There is a beta version of Adobe's plugin, though, that you may be able to make work. -- Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/ PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
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