.xinitrc for XFce patch suggestion

Benedikt Meurer Benedikt.Meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Fri Jun 20 10:26:58 CEST 2003

On Fri, 20, Jun 2003, Biju Chacko 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.

We'll get a session manager, but I don't think that xscreensaver is
session aware.


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