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Can someone please tell me in layman terms how I can get my screensaver to work in kde (RedHat 8.0). All I get is a blank screen when my screensaver starts. I read that I'm suppose to create a Dir called "System/ScreenSaver in $HOME/.kde/share/applnk-redhat: then copy/link all files from /usr/share/apps/ksreensaver/ScreenSavers. How Should I go about this? I'm a newbee to Linux and need help.
I personally use xscreensaver instead of KDE's screensavers because xscreensaver has a lot more cool screen hacks and is a bit less buggy. In KDE 3.x, you should be able to set your preferred screensaver to xscreensaver, then hit Setup to get to xscreensaver's config app. AFAIK, all you need to get xscreensaver working is to put a small shell script (which I call xscreen) containing the following in ~/.kde/Autostart/