xscreensave and power management

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Tue Mar 7 15:48:33 UTC 2006

On 3/7/06, daniele favara <danjele at gmail.com> wrote:
> <ogra> (only one example )
> <ogra> we once had a policy to not duplicate apps in main ...
> <ogra> buut i understand why xubuntu doesnt want gnome-screensaver
> * dholbach (n=daniel at ubuntu/member/dholbach) has joined #ubuntu-motu
> <Mithrandir> xscreensaver is a fair bit more mature than g-ss, IMO
> <ogra> power management will be a problem with it now
> <ogra> and i dont agree that its more mature if i look at integration
> <ogra> i neither agree about the implementation ....
> <ogra> but xss is more feature complete, thats for sure ...
> <ogra> (as you would expect for a >20year old software)
> what does ogra mean here ? what's the problem ?

I think he means that gnome-screensaver integrates better with
(or the other way around) with respect to screen blanking when suspending
and possibly
other details I am not aware of.
Xubuntu won't use gnome-power-manager for the same reason it won't use
they are IMHO needlessly made dependent on all gnome libs (via libgnomeui
for session handling
and other small details) and gconf while being apps that should be desktop

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