OT: xscreensaver doesn't work

Silvio Knizek killermoehre at gmx.net
Mon Feb 12 09:03:21 CET 2018


Am Sonntag, den 11.02.2018, 22:34 -0800 schrieb ToddAndMargo:
> On 02/09/2018 02:59 PM, ToddAndMargo wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > Fedora 27, x64 installed from Fedora-Xfce-Live-x86_64-27-1.6.iso
> > Xfce 4.12
> > xscreensaver-gl-base-5.38-1.fc27.x86_64
> > xscreensaver-5.38-1.fc27.x86_64
> > xscreensaver-extras-base-5.38-1.fc27.x86_64
> > xscreensaver-gl-extras-5.38-1.fc27.x86_64
> > xfce4-screenshooter-plugin-1.8.2-9.fc27.x86_64
> > xscreensaver-base-5.38-1.fc27.x86_64
> > xscreensaver-extras-5.38-1.fc27.x86_64
> > xfce4-screenshooter-1.8.2-9.fc27.x86_64
> > 
> > I can fire up Screen Saver preference, I can preview my screen
> > saver, I 
> > set it for five minutes, no screen saver. HOW CAN I LIVE WITHOUT
> > MY 
> > BOUNCING COWS!!???
> > 
> > How do I get my screen saver to work. It does work on
> > other machines running Xfce and Fedora 26.
> > 
> > Many thanks,
> > -T
> 
> Turning off xfce4-power-manager's "presentation mode" fixed
> the issue

Hi,

the Ā»Presentation ModeĀ« is exactly for this, preventing the
screensaver, avoiding auto shutdown and brightness reducing, so your
presentation can run uninterrupted.
You get what you wanted.

BR
Silvio


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