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Old 03-13-2005, 11:23 AM   #1
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Screensaver not working

I am using Slackware 10.1 with KDE. In KDE, I set up the "Sonar" screensaver to activate after 10 minutes. I used the TEST button to test the screensaver and it worked fine. However, after 10 minutes idle, the screen simply goes blank and the sonar image never appears. Anyone know the answer to this problem?
Old 03-13-2005, 01:51 PM   #2
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KDE has lately been taking steps away from xscreensaver (sonar is a part of it) so ive noticed the same problem.. I dont know whats wrong with it, but maybe this will help you:
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I had the same problem and what I did was disable KDE screensavers and put the code below in my .kde/Autostart so that I can use xscreensaver.

[Desktop Entry]
Exec=xscreensaver -nosplash &
Save the file as xscreensaver.desktop, log out and in again. You can then configure various settings for your screensaver by running "xscreensaver-demo" or by going to kmenu -> settings -> screensaver.
Old 03-16-2005, 06:04 AM   #4
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Thanks for the help. I haven't had a chance to do anything yet, but I'll try your suggestions as soon as I can.


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