Xscreensave takes minutes to do anything

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at googlemail.com
Tue Dec 20 18:13:32 CET 2011

Am Dienstag, den 20.12.2011, 16:27 +0000 schrieb Chris Green:
> On my newly installed xubuntu 11.10 the screensaver application in the
> Settings Manager takes a ridiculously long time to do anything.
> I thought at first it wasn't working at all because nothing happened
> when I clicked on the icon.  However it eventually popped up, then any
> mouse click within the screensaver application took ten or twenty
> seconds to be acted on.
> I just tried it again and it seems OK, so I don't know what was going on
> before.  Could this possibly be connected with another symptom I've
> seen, incredibly slow system shutdown/restart?

Are you sure that localhost and you hostname resolve properly? You might
be affected by https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706563 that
was fixed in xfce4-session 4.8.2.


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