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  1. #1

    Exclamation please need help with a screen saver

    i want to ask if anyone can tell me what format screensaver needs to be for linux..i'm running an old version of linux (1995-2001) slackware is 2.4.00 and i have an ordinary screensavers but i want to add my own screensavers for promo and marketing..we have jukebox'es in bars..and if anyone knows where could i find the program to do this for linux it would realy help!we've tryed something from but we got it in system but we couldn't open it. thanks!

  2. #2
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    Apr 2007
    Sydney, Australia
    I would think a png file would be ok but my knowledge of Linux doesn't go that far back. If you don't already know here is some formats on this site Image Formats for the Web
    Also i guess if you want the screen saver to move then that is another thing. If Gimp was developed back when slackware was around then Gimp makes screensavers as far as i know.

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    I'm surprised that you're running an distro that is that old, a prctice that is not usually considered secure. But you want to run jukeboxes with it? That sounds really cool, although I would have opted for a modern distro.
    You might get more help if you can get the moderators to move this to the Slackware Linux Help - Linux Forums. Good luck, Kurt

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    use a multi layered gimp file and then use file converter for linux to turn it to a screen saver then use the command line to put it in the database

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