xdg & screensavers

Per Olofsson pelle at debian.org
Tue Nov 3 11:43:45 PST 2015


Den 2015-11-02 kl. 17:56, skrev Norman Goldstein:
> 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?

There is no "XDG screensaver". xdg-screensaver is just an interface for
whatever screensaver the desktop environment uses; e.g.,
gnome-screensaver, xscreensaver, and so on.



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