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rcarr 09-27-2003 10:36 PM

Screen saver doesn't work...
I'm running Red Hat 9 and I use KDE 3.1-12. When I go into the Appearance & Themes | Screen Saver, and specify the screen saver I want to use, I get no preview of the screen saver, and my screen just goes blank when the screen saver is activated.

Anyone got any idea?

unSpawn 09-28-2003 10:28 AM

1. Any errors in the XFree/messages logfiles that could be of help?
2. What happens if you manually run the screensaver (with the module you selected, if applicable) from the commandline?

willcox 09-28-2003 03:02 PM

being root, the screensaver turns your screen black.
Obviously, try as a user...

willcox 09-28-2003 03:06 PM

oopss!! I'm recalling that, I had to configure my graphic card propperly to run all the screensavers in RH9!

rcarr 09-28-2003 07:37 PM

Any idea what the change was? I installed the latest NVIDIA driver. Didn't see many options.

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