How do you make "videosnapshots" of xfce 4.0.x in webpage?
Francois Le Clainche
fleclainche at wanadoo.fr
Mon Dec 27 19:20:51 CET 2004
Le lundi 27 décembre 2004 à 11:51 +0000, Dave Hope a écrit :
> > Hi,
> Hello, a belated Merry Christmas,
> > First of all, happy xmas to all.
> > I remember that in the old webpage, there is a flash player videos of 4.0.x
> > xfce releases.
> Indeed there ?Was?,
Result of bandwidth usage limitation policy.
Idem for the screenshots.
> > I just want to know how do you make it, and if is it possible to make the same
> > in other formats (mpg, divx, animated png...) instead of flash.
> Francois, the xfce webmaster used a VNS sesstion to record what he was
> doing, he then converted them to swf format. I assume he used this  tool.
*VNC* session :)
> As for other formats, I can only imagine. But I assume somewhere there's
> a program to convert between vns and video or swf and video, from there
> you can just use mencoder to re-encode it to yuor desired format.
Indeed, I used vnc2swf and it works very well.
Alternatively you can use vncrec and transcode to create video files.
Tools do exist for creating a .swf file from a video file too.
> Whilst this is not the approach that was taken, you may also like to try
> Wink , it is my undersranding that they're currently beta testing a
> Linux version.
> * http://www.unixuser.org/~euske/vnc2swf/
> * http://www.debugmode.com/wink/
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