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    xscreensaver won't start in fluxbox

    I use Slackware 10.1 and fluxbox 0.9.12. Xscreensaver will not start at the specified time, and will not start at all. How can I get it to start?


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    Linux Guru lakerdonald's Avatar
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    St. Petersburg, FL
    have you tried running the screensaver daemon manually?
    that is, from an xterm running as the same user which is running Fluxbox, type:
    which should bring you to a sort of control module where you can change settings, etc. and start the screensaver manually.

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    Slackware 11 Screensaver Wont Start

    Ok , Im no expert and this seems like a simple fix , yet I was confused on how to make the screensaver work correctly. I hate signing up for forums but felt this problem needed to be fixed , Im sure everyone is having the same problem with the screensavers allthough I am using slackware 11. Right click desktop and goto configure desktop , then to display and then power control. Check enable power management and apply. Wow now the scr works. Hope this works for everyone because it seems to be a prob as I searched for a resolution.

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