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xscreensaver 32 88.89%
xlockmore 4 11.11%
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Old 07-01-2019, 04:08 AM   #1
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Question xlockmore vs xscreensaver


I believe it's not the first thread dedicated to such a vital issue, but I'm curious what people use in 2019.

I vote for xscreensaver myself, because it's used by default in xfce, and I never cared about reconfiguring it.
 
Old 07-01-2019, 04:25 AM   #2
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I use both.
 
Old 07-01-2019, 09:10 AM   #3
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Many people probably use neither (myself included).
 
Old 07-01-2019, 09:16 AM   #4
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Quote:
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I vote for xscreensaver myself
I voted xscreensaver myself too.
As the system is my own only, I don't need to "lock" the screen and I like the variety of screen savers xscreensaver offers.
And it's easy to compile myself whenever I'd like a newer version.
 
Old 07-01-2019, 09:28 AM   #5
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xscreensaver with the 'Phosphor' saver. I lock my screen often, normally when walking away from my laptop in the university library to get a drink or something.
 
Old 07-01-2019, 09:53 AM   #6
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I voted for xscreensaver, but Xfce now has it own screen saver,

https://bluesabre.org/2019/06/13/xfc...-1-5-released/
 
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Old 07-01-2019, 11:24 AM   #7
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Maybe would be good to add two more options, neither and both


xscreensaver with both Matrix screensavers, nice when restoring from suspend or hibernation.
 
Old 07-01-2019, 12:28 PM   #8
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Neither! I use slock. Less visual clutter
 
Old 07-01-2019, 02:06 PM   #9
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It's a landslide result.
 
Old 07-01-2019, 03:18 PM   #10
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xlockmore user checking in.
 
Old 07-01-2019, 06:44 PM   #11
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I don't use any screensaver or locking feature. My screens timeout at like 10 or 15 minutes of being idle. And right now I don't need to worry about anybody getting on it and fiddling with things (my wife uses the laptop downstairs and we don't have kids yet), so there's no reason for me to lock it (maybe once I have kids). I will occasionally lock it manually if I know we're going to have the nieces or nephews over.
 
Old 07-01-2019, 08:10 PM   #12
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Xscreensaver. I like pretty pictures.
 
Old 07-02-2019, 12:19 AM   #13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cwizardone View Post
I voted for xscreensaver, but Xfce now has it own screen saver,

https://bluesabre.org/2019/06/13/xfc...-1-5-released/
they too, like reinventing the wheel

just kidding, Xscreensaver and Xfce power manager have some redundant features, so I guess that's the reason.
 
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Old 07-02-2019, 03:40 AM   #14
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I don't use a screen saver.

I use Power Management to switch off my screen.
 
Old 07-02-2019, 08:17 AM   #15
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