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Old 09-26-2005, 11:31 PM   #1
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gnome-screensaver add more screensavers??

I am running SuSE 10 OSS RC1 and cant seem to figure out how to add more screensavers to gnome.

I want to run glmatrix which runs on xscreensaver, but how do i get it to run in gnome-screensaver??
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GNOME uses xscreensaver. There are a few articles on google about how to add screensavers to xcreensaver, search and you may find a solution.
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Originally Posted by reddazz View Post
GNOME uses xscreensaver. There are a few articles on google about how to add screensavers to xcreensaver, search and you may find a solution.

I try the following the url - to add a new theme (glmatrix) to my gnome-screensaver. However, seemingly it doesn't work. I can only watch the name displayed in the gnome-screensaver-preference, but not work in preview mode at all.

According to the article, I only need to edit the glmatrix.desktop in /usr/lib/applications/screensaver.
[Desktop Entry]
What steps I might miss? Or anything edited in the .desktop file is incorrect?

By the way, I am sure the glmatrix works because I can execute it directly with command `/usr/lib/xscreensaver/glmatrix.`

The environment is Desktop lenny (upgrade from sarge)/ kernel 2.6.20/ gdm 2.18.4/ gnome-screensaver 2.20.0

I appreciate any suggestion.

Thank you very much.


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