presentation application (other than OpenOffice)?

Paul B. Mahol onemda at
Wed Nov 26 06:20:43 PST 2008

On 11/26/08, Markus Hoenicka <markus.hoenicka at> wrote:
> Quoting Andrew Gould <andrewlylegould at>:
>> I'm browsing around for smaller office apps.  Abiword and Gnumeric are
>> great.  Does anyone have any recommendations for a presentation software?
>> I'd rather not compile OpenOffice; and I'm just not "getting" KDE4.
> Hi Andrew,
> if you're into LaTeX, then prosper
> ( might be an option. If
> you're into XML and don't need no fancy effects, then DocBook Slides
> ( may
> come in handy. Also, if you don't need any effects or transitions you
> may consider any tool that creates multi-page PDF files. Adobe Reader
> has a full-screen option which turns it into a presentation viewer.

xpdf also support full-screen option and is much lighter than Adobe Reader,
and doesnt depends on linux stuff.
evince can be of use if you already have it installed, because it
supports fullscreen and presentation mode.


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