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Re: Re : Removing some screensavers?



On Fri, 08 Oct 2004 12:28:26 +1000, david walcroft
<david_walcroft yahoo com au> wrote:
> Søren Neigaard wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 01:14, Richard E Miles wrote:
> >
> >>>Is it possible to remove some of the screensavers, so the random
> >>>screensaver only shows the ones i like? And how is this done?
> >>>
> >>>Best regards
> >>>S__ren
> >>
> >>You can select the screensavers you want to run by running:
> >>xscreensaver-demo
> >
> >
> > Yes and also, the screensavers run much smoother in xscreensaver-demo :)
> >
> > So two more questions...
> >
> > Is it enough to just disable the other screensaver by unchecking the
> > checkbox in the "Configure Desktop" "Screen Saver" menu?
> >
> > And how do I get the xscreensaver "server" to start when KDE starts?
> >
> > Best regards
> > Søren
> >
> I use this to start xscreensaver in KDE:
> 
> in ($HOME).kde/Autostart do vi 'xscreensaver.desktop'
> 
> in it place -
> 
> [Desktop Entry]
> Exec=xscreensaver
> Name=Xscreensaver
> Type=Application
> X-KDE-StartupNotify=false
> 
> then save and it will start,I use Autostart for apps that need to start
> after the desktop activates.
> 
>         david
> 

man xscreensaver has good tips about running under the various display
managers, including some fun tips about disabling KDE's inferior
wrapper and instead using xscreensaver-demo. Those instructions worked
well for me.


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