System Freezes With gnome-screensaver-preferences

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Sat Jan 16 16:13:03 UTC 2010

Graham Todd wrote:
> Whenever I call up gnome-screensaver-preferences, the whole system
> freezes/locks up.  The only way I can get anything back is to reboot.
> I can run it from the live CD but there doesn't appear to be any way of
> saving settings to correct this problem.
> Does anyone know how to turn the screensaver off by using the terminal?
> I assume there's some sort of conflict which causing everything (mouse
> pointer, keyboard, etc.) to freeze so where do I start looking?  I
> can't find a folder for screensavers that I can delete to see if that
> works, so where do I look?
> I've googled to try to find any reference to that, without success, so
> I'd appreciate any help anyone on this list can give.....
> Thanks in advance.

	On Ubuntu 9.04 when I us System-Preferances-Screensavers I 
get a window with many choices. Your system freezes up. That 
is odd.

What version of Ubuntu are you using?

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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