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Anyone know how to get X11/Gnome screensaver to run across all 3 screens in an Xinerama environment as opposed to single savers per-screen.

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@Aiden, did you give the solution a try? Did it work? – pcapademic Jan 5 '10 at 6:23
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Try turning off clone in your xorg.conf file so it looks like this:

Option "Xinerama" "on"
Option "Clone" "off"

Of course, you must be running the monitors as an extended desktop (one big desktop) rather than 3 seperate monitors.

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+1 That's always worked for me using xlock – brice Mar 22 '10 at 9:42

As far as I know, there is no preference for this. Each screen simply gets its own screensaver. I kind of like it that way, though. Watching two electric sheep at once is more than twice as awesome.

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