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Old 01-13-2006, 06:59 PM   #1
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Screensaver


I m trying to set my screensaver at random display and it just stays on the setting blank .I can set the time thats all .This is on fedora 4 ,,..Lar
 
Old 01-13-2006, 07:32 PM   #2
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You are more likely to get an answer to this question in the fedora forum:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...splay.php?f=35
 
Old 01-13-2006, 07:53 PM   #3
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If some of them like Lorenz Attractor do work, you may not have all of the xscreensaver packages installed.
Code:
[root@mudd ~]# rpm -qa |grep xscreensaver
xscreensaver-gl-extras-4.21-4
xscreensaver-base-4.21-4
xscreensaver-extras-4.21-4

[root@mudd ~]# rpm -qa |grep kdeartwork
kdeartwork-3.5.0-0.1.fc4
You may also need to remove them and re-install with the command:
Code:
yum remove kdeartwork xscreensaver-*

yum install kdeartwork xscreensaver-*
 
Old 01-13-2006, 09:12 PM   #4
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no help anything else that will work ...Lar
 
Old 01-13-2006, 09:37 PM   #5
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Can you run xscreensaver-demo as a user?

[fred@mudd ~]$ xscreensaver-demo
 
Old 01-13-2006, 11:06 PM   #6
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homey:
Yes it comes up the same way as when I go to Preferences,
Screensaver and displays a black screen in the preview the bottom boxes ..Preview and settings are grayed out.Changing to Random Screen Saver does nothing ...going to advanced chose random is checked ...power managnent unchecked Text Man Text XscreenSaver checked...Fade to black checked and 3 sec duration ..Thats the settings and no luck ,,,Lar
 
Old 01-13-2006, 11:39 PM   #7
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Running out of ideas here.

Do you have xscreensaver-demo pointing to the correct directory?

imageDirectory: /usr/share/applnk/System/ScreenSavers
 
Old 01-14-2006, 01:43 PM   #8
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I am running Fedora core 4 and have installed it 4 times from the dvd install ..do you think its bad ..it tested ok?
 
Old 01-14-2006, 02:16 PM   #9
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do you think its bad ..it tested ok?
No, but running a yum update may be just the ticket.
 
Old 03-07-2006, 08:16 PM   #10
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yum remove kdeartwork xscreensaver-*

yum install kdeartwork xscreensaver-*

worked!
 
Old 03-07-2006, 08:17 PM   #11
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works! thanks!

yum remove kdeartwork xscreensaver-*

yum install kdeartwork xscreensaver-*
 
Old 03-08-2006, 11:50 AM   #12
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screen saver

Thanks for the help /....i just reinstalled
Fedora and all is fine
 
  


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