[lug] Xscreensaver doesnt run?
pfohl at sandia.gov
Fri May 12 11:22:55 MDT 2000
xlock stopped being supported with RH6.0 (or was it 6.1, no matter) I
also used to use xlock. I actually prefer the xscreensaver now, it is
a bit more robust and has the power down feature. It was a bit
problematic to get running the way I wanted.
How to implement (or at least how I got it to work):
In your home directory create .xscreensaver. Put in the single line:
Go to /usr/lib/X11/app-defaults/
edit XScreensaver to make the following changes:
! These resources, when placed in the system-wide app-defaults directory
! (e.g., /usr/lib/X11/app-defaults/XScreenSaver) will provide the default
! settings for new users. However, if you have a ".xscreensaver" file in
! your home directory, the settings in that file take precedence.
(they were set to 10, false in my default install)
Leave the rest.
add the lines:
add the line
xset dpms 1800 3600 21600
(I tried putting this in .xinitrc but it didn't work)
I put in my .fvwmrc the lines:
Exec "xlock" exec xscreensaver-command -lock &
Man pages to read are xset, xscreensaver
I think that was all I did. If this doesn't work for you let me know
and I'll poke around to see if there was anything else I needed to do.
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