[Xfce-bugs] [Bug 3578] option to not start xscreensaver when starting xfce4

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Thu Jan 15 12:34:21 CET 2009


--- Comment #15 from Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>  2009-01-15 11:34:20 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #14)
> (In reply to comment #13)
> > Xfce already “supports” gnome-screensaver. xinitrc and xflock4 both run
> > gnome-screensaver *first* if it's installed. There's a patch lying around in
> > bugzilla for making xflock4 activate the *running* screensaver, btw.
> They run xscreensaver first if it's installed.

Hmhm, correct. Wonder if it has changed or if I'm just wrong.

> I didn't find the patch in
> bugzilla but I added an attachment to Bug 3770.

You run Debian (or a derivative) where I added a patch to do exactly that.

> > Oh, and “forcing” -mode blank for xlock seems to be secure for me. I do that on
> > my own boxes, where I replace this in xflock4.
> Why don't you just replace the respective keyboard shortcut command by "xflock4
> -mode blank"?

Because some package call xflock4 and I want to support them. And it's the
“standard” way to lock screen in Xfce.

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