FEATURE REQUEST: Unbroken screensaver.

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Tue Sep 20 15:23:03 CDT 2005

Mario Vukelic Wrote: 
> On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 22:22 +1000, Carey O'Shea wrote:

> > Gnome-screensaver would be ok with those 3 features?


> xscreensaver gave many more options that are IMHO also sorely missing
> in

> the gnome app, e.g. 

> * Choosing -which- screensavers to choose from in random mode

> * Ability to set the options that most screensavers provide

> * Fine-grained control over when the daemon does what ("start

> screensaver after 10 min, and start to cycle after 20 min, but enable

> DPMS only after 40 min", etc.). 


While I myself appreciate some of those options, they are the sort of
superfluous preferences that will confuse new Ubuntu users. Besides,
there is nothing preventing one from using Synaptic to install
Xscreensaver instead. It couldn't be much easier to switch.


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