XScreensaver won't load on startup?

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Wed Mar 16 01:12:22 CET 2005

Andrew Conkling wrote:

>I'm using the default xinitrc on my system, but xscreensaver won't load:
># Launch xscreensaver (if available), but only as non-root user
>test $UID -gt 0 -a -z "$VNCSESSION" && xscreensaver -no-splash &
>echo $UID produces "1000".  $VNCSESSION is empty.
>Any ideas why this isn't working?
Did you try running xscreensaver from a terminal?  It might print some 
output that can tell you what's wrong...


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