Screen Saver

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Oct 10 12:59:52 UTC 2007

Darryl Tidd wrote:

> So I was removing a program from my installation of Kubuntu.  I can't
> remember right now what program it was, but I typed "sudo apt-get remove
> whatever"  Kubuntu started doing it's thing and then asked me if I
> wanted to continue.  I answered yes and then realize after Kubuntu was
> done doing it's thing that kubuntu-desktop had been removed.  After, my
> screen saver will not start.  When time for the screen saver to start
> comes, I just get blank screen and the screen is not locked.  However,
> when I hit alt+ctrl+l, the screen saver comes on and the screen locks.
> So, you may say, just "sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop," which is
> what I thought too so I did.  Kubuntu-desktop installed with all
> associated programs but the screen saver issue still remains.  No screen
> saver starts and no screen lock unless I "alt+ctrl+l."  Any ideas?

Only that the screensaver and kubuntu-desktop issues aren't related :-)

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