configure screensaver

Sarah Hobbs hobbsee at kubuntu.org
Thu Feb 22 05:26:09 GMT 2007


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The bunch of screensavers locking X is currently fixed in feisty, and
needs to be fixed in edgy.

See https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bug/60288

Hobbsee

Homer wrote:
> On 2/17/07, D. Michael McIntyre <michael.mcintyre at rosegardenmusic.com> wrote:
>> On Saturday 17 February 2007 3:27 am, Donn wrote:
>>> file. My second approach was to rename certain .kss files so they would
>>> not run at all.
>> My thoughts are similar.  I notice that screensavers all have the executable
>> bit set.  I'd probably chmod -x them, rather than rename them.
>>
>> But I have no more clue than you how any of this works. I haven't done
>> much with screensavers in Linux.  Especially since I pretty much have to
>> use a custom kernel, and I rarely bother building third party video drivers
>> for my kernels, so my 3D is usually busted.
> 
> Thanks for all the comments.  I'm currently running xscreensaver with
> some success.  I'm finding a bunch of screensavers that lock up X.  I
> have to ssh in and reboot.
> 
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