FEATURE REQUEST: Unbroken screensaver.

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Tue Sep 20 15:54:22 CDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 16:23 -0400, SickTwist wrote:
> While I myself appreciate some of those options, they are the sort of
> superfluous preferences that will confuse new Ubuntu users. 

I don't wanna go there on this list, and I am a supporter of the Gnome 2
direction, but I think in this case you are giving too little credit to
users. And the screensaver is a great place to let people play with
stuff. Remember people -bought- screensavers fo Win 3.1

> Besides,
> there is nothing preventing one from using Synaptic to install
> Xscreensaver instead. It couldn't be much easier to switch. 

Currently it's not easy at all because ubuntu-desktop depends on
gnome-screensaver alone. Installing xscreensaver removes ubuntu-desktop
and his takes a lot of automatically installed packages with it

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