[Thunar-dev] Xscreensaver issue

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Tue Aug 1 11:04:30 CEST 2006

Rodrigo Coacci wrote:
> Let me ask you guys this: do you automaticaly start xscreensaver upon
> session start?
> Because from sometime now my Xscreensaver stopped accepting my password,
> and
> I'm sure I'm typing it right, and as far as I remember I dont't manually
> start xscreensaver from anywhere, so I was thinking if xfce4-session was
> starting it and perhaps making some kind of trouble.
> If you think it's not the case, simply ignore me :-P
> BTW I'm using Arch Linux and xscreensaver is 4.24

How is this related to Thunar? But to answer the question...
xscreensaver is started from Xfce's xinitrc:

# Launch xscreensaver (if available), but only as non-root user
test $UID -gt 0 -a -z "$VNCSESSION" && xscreensaver -no-splash &


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