xdg & screensavers

Michal Suchanek hramrach at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 11:19:53 PST 2015

On 2 November 2015 at 17:56, Norman Goldstein <normvcr at telus.net> wrote:
> XDG is installed on my fedora22 x86-64 desktop.  I was unable to reliably
> run a 3rd party screen saver until I wrote a utility to automatically
> suspend the xdg screens saver.  Basically, the util
> 1. Creates an X window
> 2. Calls   xdg-screensaver suspend ID     (ID = X ID of the X window)
> 3. Hangs around until it is asked to exit (usually till system shutdown).
> This seems like overkill to suppress the xdg screen saver functionality.  Am
> I missing something on how XDG may be configured?

Why don't you register the 3rd party screensaver you want to run as
screensaver on your system?



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