T.Six at gmx.de
Sat Apr 29 19:53:47 UTC 2006
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David Walker wrote the following on 28.04.2006 22:11:
> Michael V. De Palatis wrote:
>> Does anyone know why exactly Dapper tries to force you to use
>> gnome-screensaver instead of xscreensaver? I have never liked the
>> former, and it seems to screw up suspend features on my laptop in
>> addition to not having as many configuration options to the point
>> where it seems totally unusable.
>> This is one of those things that annoys me -- when there is a choice,
>> an upgrade should not install an alternative and remove what you
>> already have without at least warning you.
>> Also, aptitude tells me that ubuntu-desktop depends on
>> gnome-screensaver. Will anything be broken if I just remove
>> gnome-screensaver anyway?
> Gnome 2.14 by default uses gnome-screensaver. Better integration I
> guess. As for removing it and installing X screensaver, You can do that
> but know you may/will have problems when you upgrade. Since the
> ubuntu-desktop package is not installed, new software that would
> otherwise be installed might not.
Yup it´s a gnome thing.
I do not like it, too.
However if you would like to refert it, here it goes:
Sessions Preferences > Startup Programs > /usr/bin/xscreensaver
set up your xscreensaver. Then open
$ vim ~/.xscreensaver
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- - some friend of mine
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