screensaver menu entries

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Mon Oct 3 14:30:40 CDT 2005

On Mon, Oct 03, 2005 at 07:44:20PM +0100, Thomas Beckett wrote:
> I dont know if this should be reported as a bug or not.
> Currently when i go to System-->Preferences there are two entries for
> screensaver. One is for the xscreensaver and one is for the new gnome
> screensaver. Only the gnome-screensaver is running (opening up the
> preferences for xscreensaver - topmost screensaver entry - gives an
> error about xscreensaver daemon not running)  so shouldnt the
> preferences entry for the one not in use be hidden. Im not sure its a
> bug as it is not an entry for the same thing, just that only 1 needs
> to be there. Also from reading the mailing list I gatehr there is or
> was some debate about which screensaver program will be used for
> Breezy so will the other one be removed entirely once the decision is
> made?

gnome-screensaver is not supported for Breezy, and you should remove it
from your system unless you are specifically interested in its development.

 - mdz

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