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Old 03-09-2006, 10:11 AM   #1
carlosinfl
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Question No Screensaver in KDE?


I just installed KDE 3.5.1 by doing the following:

Code:
#apt-get install x-window-system kdm kde-core
Now I noticed that I have no screensavers available. There is an options for "random" or "none" but there are none installed.

I then tried:

Code:
# apt-get install xscreensaver
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.debian.org etch/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.debian.org_debian_dists_etch_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.debian.org etch/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.debian.org_debian_dists_etch_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
E: Couldn't find package xscreensaver
 
Old 03-09-2006, 10:43 AM   #2
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search the apt repos for kde-multimedia or something, i had to with FC4, the package contains all sorts, themes, icons, screensavers
 
Old 03-09-2006, 10:46 AM   #3
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I found the following you see below but I really rather stay away from something like that since that will install a bunch of multimedia apps and crap that I don't want to clutter my system with. Is there no simple solution to just installing a "screensaver" application or something like that w/o all that multimedia clutter?

Code:
workstation:~# apt-cache search kdemultimedia
artsbuilder - synthesizer designer for aRts
juk - music organizer and player for KDE
kaboodle - light, embedded media player for KDE
kaudiocreator - CD ripper and audio encoder frontend for KDE
kdemultimedia - multimedia apps from the official KDE release
kdemultimedia-dbg - debugging symbols for kdemultimedia
kdemultimedia-dev - development files for the KDE multimedia module
kdemultimedia-doc-html - KDE multimedia documentation in HTML format
kdemultimedia-kappfinder-data - multimedia data for kappfinder
kdemultimedia-kfile-plugins - au/avi/m3u/mp3/ogg/wav plugins for kfile
kdemultimedia-kio-plugins - enables the browsing of audio CDs under Konqueror
kmid - MIDI/karaoke player for KDE
kmix - sound mixer applet for KDE
krec - sound recorder utility for KDE
kscd - audio CD player for KDE
libarts1-akode - akode plugin for aRts
libarts1-audiofile - audiofile plugin for aRts
libarts1-mpeglib - mpeglib plugin for aRts, supporting mp3 and mpeg audio/video
libarts1-xine - aRts plugin enabling xine support
libkcddb1 - CDDB library for KDE
mpeglib - mp3 and mpeg I audio and video library
noatun - media player for KDE
 
  


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