xscreensave and power management

daniele favara danjele at gmail.com
Tue Mar 7 16:07:02 UTC 2006

On 3/7/06, Jani Monoses <jani.monoses at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> gnome-power-manager
> (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
> gnome-screensaver:
> 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
> neutral.

i think i can fix this ... i'll show you something soon

PS: meeting ?

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