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Old 09-27-2005, 12:31 AM   #1
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gnome-screensaver add more screensavers??


I am running SuSE 10 OSS RC1 and cant seem to figure out how to add more screensavers to gnome.

I want to run glmatrix which runs on xscreensaver, but how do i get it to run in gnome-screensaver??
 
Old 09-27-2005, 10:41 PM   #2
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GNOME uses xscreensaver. There are a few articles on google about how to add screensavers to xcreensaver, search and you may find a solution.
 
Old 11-26-2007, 04:22 PM   #3
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GNOME uses xscreensaver. There are a few articles on google about how to add screensavers to xcreensaver, search and you may find a solution.

I try the following the url - http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/...ur_screensaver to add a new theme (glmatrix) to my gnome-screensaver. However, seemingly it doesn't work. I can only watch the name displayed in the gnome-screensaver-preference, but not work in preview mode at all.

According to the article, I only need to edit the glmatrix.desktop in /usr/lib/applications/screensaver.
Code:
[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=matrix
Comment=matrix
Exec=/usr/lib/xscreensaver/glmatrix
TryExec=/usr/lib/xscreensaver/glmatrix
StartupNotify=false
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=GNOME;Screensaver;
What steps I might miss? Or anything edited in the .desktop file is incorrect?

By the way, I am sure the glmatrix works because I can execute it directly with command `/usr/lib/xscreensaver/glmatrix.`

The environment is Desktop lenny (upgrade from sarge)/ kernel 2.6.20/ gdm 2.18.4/ gnome-screensaver 2.20.0

I appreciate any suggestion.

Thank you very much.
 
  


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