I think I have tried everything can someone give this message to them
There is this awesome free and open source 2D vector animation software under GPL called Synfig. The Linux version is awesome. There is a windows version but its dated here is the windows version http://www.synfig.org/cms/en/download/stable and here is the state of the art Linux version http://download.tuxfamily.org/synfig/packages/binaries/ .To see what its capable of go here http://morevnaproject.org/ . Currently they are busy creating the next stable version which will be released in around April .
Synfig Studio is a free and open-source 2D animation software, designed as powerful industrial-strength solution for creating film-quality animation using a vector and bitmap artwork. It eliminates the need to create animation frame-by frame, allowing you to produce 2D animation of a higher quality with fewer people and resources. Synfig Studio is available for Windows, Linux and MacOS X.