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

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Thu Jan 15 15:10:40 CET 2009


--- Comment #17 from Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>  2009-01-15 14:10:39 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #16)
> (In reply to comment #15)
> > You run Debian (or a derivative) where I added a patch to do exactly that.
> Thanks for it.

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

xfce4-power-manager for example

> That would be an argument to make that change in the script.
> What is the default mode for the other screensavers?

xscreensaver and gnome-screensaver are only “activated” by this script. The
config is done elsewhere (using the proper interface). xlockmore doesn't have
any configuration…

> Another argument is that
> screensaver animation wastes energy ;)

Yeah. My decision was 50% energy 50% security :)

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