.xinitrc for XFce patch suggestion

Biju Chacko biju_chacko at vsnl.net
Fri Jun 20 05:21:35 CEST 2003

On Thu, 19 Jun 2003 18:47:38 -0700 (PDT), Ric wrote:

>  Oh, I agree.  But, frankly, if it was up to me, I would
>  remove the lines 
>  # Launch xscreensaver (if available)
>  xscreensaver -no-splash &
>  from the XFce4 xinitrc file completely and force the end
>  user to make a conscious decision as to whether run the
>  monitor all the time and hopefully it will be a
>  conscientious decision.   The new way of doing things is to
>  suspend/turn-off the monitor - saves a *lot* of energy as
>  the monitor is generally the biggest single amp hog in the
>  system. 

Hopefully, if we get a session-manager in 4.2, this sort of thing will
be handled there.

-- b

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