xdg & screensavers

Norman Goldstein normvcr at telus.net
Wed Nov 4 10:32:59 PST 2015

On 03/11/15 03:02 PM, Reuben Thomas wrote:
> On 3 November 2015 at 22:53, Norman Goldstein <normvcr at telus.net 
> <mailto: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!)
> https://launchpad.net/caffeine​
Thanks for the pointer to caffeine.  This works for me -- no need to 
install yet a new daemon to do this.

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