Dropping gnome-screensaver in lucid?

Steve Dodier sidnioulz at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 18:15:34 UTC 2010

2010/1/16 Lionel Le Folgoc <mrpouit at ubuntu.com>

> Hi folks,

Hi! :)

> Since karmic, gnome-screensaver heavily relies on gnome-session (for
> example to get the inactivity time). Therefore, it won't automatically
> activate on Xfce.  Xubuntu 9.10 has been released with this bug [1]; I
> would like to avoid releasing lucid with the same broken feature.
> [snip]
(2) xscreensaver isn't really pretty, but works fine. At the moment, I
> don't know if it can be manually customized by the artwork team, any
> hints?  (there is already [2] to track this)
> [snip]

I'm all for (2) too. I'm ok to work on a xscreensaver theme for Albatross.
Added to the february todo list.

Steve Dodier
Student at École Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Bourges
Free Software Developer
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