zequence at mousike.me
Fri Apr 1 11:24:09 UTC 2016
On Fri, Apr 1, 2016, at 11:57 AM, Set Hallstrom wrote:
> On 2016-03-31 22:24, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 31, 2016, at 08:17 PM, Ross Gammon wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >> Whilst looking at something else I came across the
> >> ubuntustudio-screensaver package. It has not been touched for a long
> >> time, and is no longer seeded.
> >> Knowing that screensavers are not the "in thing" any more (most screens
> >> just go blank these days), I decided to install it to see what it looked
> >> like.
> >> It pulls in gnome-screensaver, but nothing else visible seems to happen
> >> and there is no settings utility appearing in the menu.
> >> Running "gnome-screensaver --debug" prints some warning about no
> >> .session being registered or something. Not wanting to spend any more
> >> time on it, I thought I would ask here:
> >> 1. Is there some setup step I am missing?
> >> 2. Does the package need work, or the X-defaults need something set up,
> >> to help any users installing it?
> >> 3. Should we just remove it from the archive?
> >> Cheers,
> >> Ross
> > We should probably drop that package, as well as ubuntustudio-sounds.
> > They are pretty much abandoned. Might as well do it now, before this
> > release.
> This emails comes as strange to me; when i installed the dev
> environment, i noticed a considerably higher amount of screen-savers
> than in the LTS, much of which are pretty awesome!
> Now i don't get me wrong, i'm in favor of dropping whatever is
> superfluous and broken. But i for one would be sad not to have any
> screen-saver at all, specifically a diaporama of my photo-library. :)
We aren't seeding ubuntustudio-screensaver, which means it's not
installed in Ubuntu Studio. I haven't looked at the package at all, but
I'm pretty sure it's one screensaver with some form of Ubuntu Studio
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