Screen Saver

Darryl Tidd darryl.tidd at
Fri Oct 12 14:05:21 UTC 2007

Derek Broughton wrote:
> 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 :-)
I see that, I changed the settings in my screen saver to not start 
automatically.  Now after a few minutes, my screen goes blank until I 
hit a key or move the mouse.  I have checked the power saving function 
in system settings and it is disabled.
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