A screensaver question

Matt Connell matt at connell.tech
Tue Mar 28 22:28:54 CEST 2023

On Tue, 2023-03-28 at 12:08 -0700, MR ZenWiz wrote:
> (and Jamie insists on supporting only his latest
> release, which none of the distros ever have)

At the risk of being pedantic, the gentoo ebuilds are always up to
date, in my experience.

> On Tue, 2023-03-28 at 21:02 +0100, Chris Green wrote:
> > > 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.
> > > 
> > In that case you don't need a screensaver at all, remove/stop all
> > screensavers and use the Power Manager to turn the screen off after
> a
> > specified period of inactivity.

This is good advice.  If you just want the screens to turn off then the
power manager can do this for you, no other application required.

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