Xscreensaver- making the sonar screensaver ping
On xscreensaver, there is a screensaver called sonar. You can make it ping a subnet,
but you have to be root to do it, since I get that error message whenever the screensaver
runs, saying -
"This program must be run as root for "ping mode" to work."
This is what the screensaver command looks like on xscreensaver-demo-
sonar -root -ping subnet/29
So, does any body kno how to get this working? The version of
xscreensaver is 4.16.
According to the sonar manpage, you can either set the ping mode to ping a simulated subnet:
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