[Bug 33689] Screensaver control panel disallows control of screensavers
Nacho de los Ríos
irios at telefonica.net
Sat Mar 4 13:04:21 UTC 2006
Public bug reported:
Affects: gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu)
Priority: (none set)
In the past, we were able to choose what screensavers we wanted to see,
and which we wanted to banish, and we could configure each one to the
smallest detail *if we wanted*. Darkness of toast, length of worms,
pictures to be shown, messages to be printed, etc.
Now upstream has decided that configurability is bad for us, and
screensavers come as-is. We can just pick one and how long a period
before it pops up.
THIS IS NOT ENOUGH
THIS IS NOT FUN
SCREENSAVERS ARE FOR FUN
Please, consider telling upstream to stuff his attitude and bring back
configurability or go back to xscreensaver.
Or, to keep with the times, just ditch the whole screensaver concept and
only put an option for the screen to go blank or turn off.... Hmmm, too
much choice: just leave the time for it to go off ... Hmmm, that might
be too difficult too: maybe just turn off the screen after 10 minutes of
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