A screensaver question

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Mar 28 21:46:16 CEST 2023

On Tue, 28 Mar 2023, MR ZenWiz wrote:

>> It may be blasphemous, but I've always eschewed the desktopenvironment-
>> screensaver packages in favor of jwz's venerable xscreensaver and it
>> has proven to be significantly more robust and featureful in my
>> experience.
> Ditto and more so. I've uninstalled the default screensavers so they
> don't interfere with xscreensaver.
> It's not perfect  (and Jamie insists on supporting only his latest
> release, which none of the distros ever have), but it's the bets one
> I've found.


Yes, xscreensaver is included in Slackware.

How do you recommend I invoke it rather than using the Xfce screensaver? All
I want to do is blank the screen after a defined period of no activity.



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