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Old 02-18-2004, 05:50 PM   #1
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Unhappy screensaver wont work


i get this error when trying to preview a screen saver:

no screensaver is running on display :0.0

what does that mean? and how can i fix it?

Old 02-18-2004, 06:25 PM   #2
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It means the xscreensaver daemon isn't running. Try 'Restart Daemon' from the xscreensaver File menu.


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