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Log file that's ideal for piping in to xscreensaver [closed]

xscreensaver has a feature where it can incorporate some text into some of the screensavers from a given arbitrary command. It'd be neat to set that to read lines from some relatively interesting ...
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Setting the home directory of xscreensaver with systemd

I wrote a systemd user unit to start xscreensaver, since I want it to start up automatically. Here's what it looks like: # ~/.config/systemd/user/xscreensaver.service [Unit] Description=XScreensaver ...
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How do I uninstall xscreensaver from OSX?

I'm using OSX Yosemite. I installed xscreensaver from the DMG as described here: https://www.jwz.org/xscreensaver/download.html Now I want to uninstall it (it's killed my desktop background). There'...
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Location of xscreensaver daemon?

I'm hoping someone can help me find the location of the xscreensaver daemon so I can put that into my start-up apps instead of the stupid work-around I did with xscreensaver-demo. I have read and ...
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Xscreensaver causing my monitors to turn off and on repeatedly when its power management features are active; how to fix?

Something weird is up with my Xscreensaver 5.15 configuration on Debian Wheezy. I have two Dell U2412M monitors hooked up to a single graphics card (one over native DVI and one over HDMI output to DVI ...
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Hangouts notifications appearing above xscreensaver

When my screen is locked (with XScreenSaver on Arch Linux with Xfce), popup notifications from the Hangouts Chrome extension appear on the screen. Is there any way to prevent this? This is also ...
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How to force xscreensaver to stay on top?

I am building web kiosek and I am using matchbox as window manager and xscreensaver. My problem is that I need in background restart web browser, but when xscreensaver goes to blank and browser is ...
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Which xscreensaver program was run last?

I use XScreensaver to lock my screen with all screensavers enabled in a random rotation. I often come back to my laptop and wonder which screensaver I was just looking at (to configure the options for ...
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Xscreensaver doesn't start on login

OS: Arch Linux (systemd) UI: LXDM logging in to Openbox. I have the following in my /etc/lxdm/PostLogin: /usr/bin/xscreensaver -no-splash -verbose -log /var/log/xscreensaver.log -display :0.0 & ...
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How do I safely kill xscreensaver from a script/the command line?

I'm using a Linux (RHEL6) workstation. I have a small script I wrote which locks and unlocks the screen via xscreensaver when I connect or disconnect my USB thumb drive, which effectively turns it ...
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How to make xscreensaver turn off the backlight only when explicitly locked

Is it possible to set up XScreensaver so that it would turn the LCD backlight off only when I lock the screen by hand? I thought it must be controlled by the "Quick Power-off in Blank Only Mode", but ...
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Removing default OS X screensavers from random rotation

I have a pack of screensavers (XScreenSaver) that I would use in Ubuntu, with a certain number of them selected at random when a screensaver is needed. I have this same pack, now, for OS X Snow ...
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Linux Mint is rebooting while screen is locked, how do I go about debugging/fixing it?

It's difficult to search for this issue as there are so many questions about rebooting, screen locking, etc. but I've had a look and couldn't find anything, so here goes. I'm running Mint 14 (MATE) ...
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gnome-screensaver disable blank screen

I am using SUSE Linux with gnome-2 My screensaver runs for 5 minutes and the screen goes blank after that. I want to disable the blank screen. I tried the following commands: $ setterm -blank 0 $ ...
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How can I make the XAnalogTV xscreensaver fill my screen?

I recently installed xscreensaver, as well as the additional/extra screensavers. Many of the OpenGL ones function correctly, going fullscreen as expected. However, for some reason, the XAnalogTV ...
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Why does xscreensaver not allow me to enter my password?

I'm running the latest version of LUbuntu (just downloaded and install this week). This morning when my computer woke up the xscreensaver dialog popped up saying "Authentication failed". However, it ...
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Mplayer doesn't prevent screensaver in Ubuntu

I'm trying to watch a movie using mplayer, and despite putting stop-xscreensaver=yes in my /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf file, and also starting mplayer using the -stop-xscreensaver, I still have to sit ...
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Run xscreensaver whenever the lid is closed

How can I run xscreensaver whenever the lid is closed? I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 with the awesome window manager.
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Strange xscreensaver behaviour

I've got a specific problem, but I think it could be generalized. There is a Debian squeeze system with fluxbox on an ASUS laptop. The xscreensaver is installed, but the daemon doesn't run. Well, I ...
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Custom settings in gnome-screensaver .desktop files

I'm trying to run a xscreensaver application through gnome-screensaver engine with some custom options. Since gnome-screensaver doesn't offer a simple GUI that would help to tweak a particular ...
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Cannot resolve dependencies when trying to install gnome-libs or xscreensaver on linux

I am a linux noob and am trying to install ORacle10g on RHEL5 but am running into difficulties on the requirements stage. The only 2 packages I require is gnome-libs and xscreensaver. I have ...