Screensaver not starting

Nigel Ridley nigel at
Sat Jun 24 06:41:50 BST 2006

Richard Crawford wrote:
> On Friday 23 June 2006 22:07, Nigel Ridley wrote:
>> I have a hotch-poch of computers and after upgrading them to Dapper and
>> then to KDE 3.5.3 the screen saver doesn't start anymore on any of them.
>> I have tried playing around with various settings including the 'power
>> save' settings but still the screen saver doesn't start.
>> Anybody else notice this and is there a fix?
> Hi, Nigel.
> This is a known bug in KDE 3.5.3.  I think an official fix has been released, 
> but it hasn't been patched in Kubuntu yet.
> I found a fix here:
> Hint: once you've downloaded the new file, make sure 
> you make it executable.  Also be sure to back up the files that you'll be 
> replacing.

Thanks. I read all the threads and noticed that it works in some degree 
or another for different folks so I will leave it for now - my main box 
is a 64 bit so there is no fix yet :-)





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