xdg & screensavers

Reuben Thomas rrt at sc3d.org
Tue Nov 3 15:02:52 PST 2015

On 3 November 2015 at 22:53, Norman Goldstein <normvcr at telus.net> wrote:

It seems, then, that XDG is able to suspend the gnome screen saver/locker,
> but gnome does not expose this ability in gnome's public interface.  I
> should be knocking on gnome's door, ... sound right?

​An alternative is to use Caffeine, which adds this functionality, based on
xdg-screensaver. (Currently it doesn't work for all DEs supported by
xdg-screensaver, but it does work in particular for GNOME!)

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