some handy tools and questions

Cybe R. Wizard cybe_r_wizard at
Wed Jan 21 18:13:33 UTC 2009

Kim Cascone <kim at>  said:
> q1: how do I switch back to xsreensaver from the crapware gnome- 
> screensaver?
> I've Googled but all I found was a workaround of copying down  
> settings in xscreensaver and entering them into a .conf for gnome- 
> screensaver
> isn't there a way to just get rid of gnome-screensaver without  
> causing too much damage?

Using apt-get I just removed gnome-screensaver and installed
xscreensaver.  No damage.
In the past this has wanted to remove ubuntu-desktop, too, but not with
Hardy (8.04).

Cybe R. Wizard
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