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Old 08-09-2005, 10:17 AM   #1
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Any "My Pictures" screensaver equivalent?

One thing that I miss from Windows is the "My Pictures" screensaver. Is there an equivalent in Linux? Here are the features I'm looking for:

1. Randomly displays a new picture every 3-5 seconds.

2. Pressing left or right arrow does NOT deactivate screensaver. Instead those keys flip the picture. For example, if I see an interesting picture, I want to be able to flip back to it after the screensaver switches to the next picture. It doesn't have to be using the arrow keys.

3. Recursively scans for pictures within the "My Pictures" directory. My photos are categorized by year and event, resulting in a huge number of directories (with new ones being added often).

A quick search on this site revealed this link:

However, that answer doesn't address the ability to flip back to a previous picture.

Old 08-09-2005, 11:42 AM   #2
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Yes, I have definitely seen one in Fedora. You may want to go on freshmeat website and search for screensavers or check if there are extra packages for your distro.


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