xscreensaver in VNC

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Mon Jun 12 19:38:31 CEST 2006

Joshua Jensen wrote:
> Is there anyway to make xfce smart enough not to launch xscreensaver if 
> it is running inside a VNC session?  A VNC server with lots of xfce 
> sessions gets killed when all the xfce sessions start up xscreensaver.

If you (aka your distro packager) haven't changed the default xfce 
startup script ($sysconfdir/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc), this is already the 
case.  xscreensaver will not be started if the environment variable 


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