kubuntu dapper screensavers problem

Nigel Ridley nigel at rmk.co.il
Thu Jul 6 15:51:07 UTC 2006

Nigel Ridley wrote:
> vayu wrote:
>> I think I've seen several messages that this is a known bug in 3.5.3. 
>> Try searching the archives.
>> I had the same problem in 3.5.1 and it automagically fixed itself at 
>> one point, I wish I knew what I did.   I could not ever get it to work 
>> on my FreeBSD box, so I came up with a non-elegant hack.  I turned it 
>> off, and installed xscreensaver.
> [snip]
> I too have disabled Kscreensaver and installed xscreensaver - but how do 
> I change my choice of screen saver? When I type 'xscreensaver' from the 
> cli, it informs me that it is already running :-(
> Blessings,
> Nigel

OK I found it - the command is 'xscreensaver-demo' (you can run it from 
'Alt F2')




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