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random-same Like random, but if there are multiple screens, each screen will run the same random display mode, instead of each screen running a different one. imageDirectory: /blah is set correctly Adding -images to line 77 of glslideshow.c st that the line is: "*desktopGrabber: xscreensaver-getimage -no-desktop -images %s\n" \ solves the problem for windowed display: /usr/lib/xscreensaver/glslideshow -duration Copy sent to Tormod Volden . (Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:42:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available. Copy sent to Tormod Volden . (Wed, 28 Nov 2012 05:33:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available. check my blog

Post Reply Print view Search Advanced search First unread post • 9 posts • Page 1 of 1 ZoontF Posts: 332 Joined: Fri Nov 07, 2003 2:07 pm Location: Middle o' When I run it, it dies. So, after you change your password, you'll have to do xscreensaver-command -restart to make xscreensaver notice. I was looking for corroboration.

Each line must contain exactly one command: no semicolons, no ampersands. In mitigation I offer that there are at least two hacks that *do* in fact have bad command-line arguments (xmountains is one) and I should take my own advice and file Self wrote: > The problem is the system call within the hacks themselves. Keep reinventing that wheel, guys! (If you have figured out how to replace Unity's locking "feature" with xscreensaver, let me know.) 4: Turn off Unity's built-in blanking.

  • The xscreensaver still complains that it doesn't recognize the image file format.
  • Reported by: martin f krafft Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:03:01 UTC Severity: normal Found in version xscreensaver/5.15-3 Reply or subscribe to this bug.
  • I'm not quite sure what you mean by "what I am doing" to get the BadMatch error, but when I get a chance I'll try to describe the environment.

If you change your password after xscreensaver has been launched, it will continue using your old password to unlock the screen until xscreensaver is restarted. Information forwarded to [email protected], Tormod Volden : Bug#688955; Package xscreensaver-gl. (Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:42:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available. Now use xscreensaver normally, controlling it via the usual xscreensaver-demo (1) and xscreensaver-command (1) mechanisms. sel 2012-06-03 23:23:45 I'm seeing several xscreensaver hacks, among them antspotlight and gflux, which should either grab a screenshot or use an image from a specified directory, display the following error:

AUTHOR Jamie Zawinski . Open the "Control Center" and select the "Appearance & Themes / Screensaver" page. Is this enough? HOME for the directory in which to read the .xscreensaver file.

verbose (class Boolean) Whether to print diagnostics. Among the broken hacks: antspotlight, gflux (-mode grab), flipscreen3d, and glslideshow. CONFIGURATION The easiest way to configure xscreensaver is to simply run the xscreensaver-demo (1) program, and change the settings through the GUI. Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ? < is the place to report it, thanks !

I would guess it was something in the MIME types or GTK but I'm not a guru by any stretch on those subjects so that's why i am hoping someone else xscreensaver: 15:39:39: 0: xscreensaver-gl-helper: GL visual is 0x21 (default). Copy sent to Tormod Volden . (Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:03:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available. You shouldn't ever need to change the following resources: pointerPollTime (class Time) When server extensions are not in use, this controls how frequently xscreensaver checks to see if the mouse

demoCommand (class DemoCommand) This is the shell command run when the Demo button on the splash window is pressed. loadURL (class LoadURL) This is the shell command used to load a URL into your web browser. In my experience, most BadMatch errors are related to drawable depths. Acknowledgement sent to martin f krafft : Extra info received and forwarded to list.

See the "Using GDM" section, above, for more details. You can configure the settings for this nobody-logged-in state (timeouts, DPMS, etc.) by editing the ~gdm/.xscreensaver file. I was curious if anyone had any problems with xscreensaver-getimage? Select "Startup Applications" from the menu (or manually launch "gnome-session-properties") and add "xscreensaver". 3: Make GNOME's "Lock Screen" use xscreensaver.

I have some freeware installed, all the nekoware, I have fixed all my paths for both distributions - Nekoware is first in the path environment variable... However, if you are running the OpenGL-based screen savers on a machine that does not have a video card with 3D acceleration, they will make your machine slow, despite nice (1). PATH to find the sub-programs to run.

newLoginCommand (class NewLoginCommand) If set, this is the shell command that is run when the "New Login" button is pressed on the unlock dialog box, in order to create a

Default: Yellow. I've set the screensaver to flurry and been up 2 days so far. Tango Icons Tango Desktop Project. All Rights Reserved.

Top squeen Moderator Posts: 2932 Joined: Fri May 09, 2003 6:10 am Location: Maryland, USA Quote Unread postby squeen » Mon Aug 02, 2004 5:09 am Hmm. X RESOURCES These are the X resources use by the xscreensaver program. Enable it. See the description of the programs resource, below.

It seems familiar to the previous incident several years ago but the fix suggested then does not seem to work now for me. Forum rules Any posts concerning pirated software or offering to buy/sell/trade commercial software are subject to removal. Unfortunately, the problem remains. > :( Mamoru, thanks so much for looking into this and developing the upstreamed patch. lockTimeout (class Time) If locking is enabled, this controls the length of the "grace period" between when the screensaver activates, and when the screen becomes locked.

If you noted, I was running antspotlight from the command line. pointerHysteresis (class Integer) If the mouse moves less than this-many pixels in a second, ignore it (do not consider that to be "activity.") This is so that the screen doesn't Since I let the upgrade manager upgrade my Ubuntu system to 11.10 (I think I was previously at 10.06 or so), I find that the GLSlideShow (xscreensaver) that was working before Set this to False to disable that (though you shouldn't need to.) overlayTextForeground (class Foreground) The foreground color used for the stdout/stderr text, if captureStderr is true.

gray Use a grayscale or staticgray visual, if there is one and it has more than one plane (that is, it's not monochrome.) color Use the best of the color visuals, Un-check "Start Automatically". 2: Find your Autostart directory. Don't do that. …so presumably this will go away as I get my system updated. STATE OF THE ART Expensive, loud and fragile.

User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. Acknowledgement sent to Mamoru Tasaka: Extra info received and forwarded to list. Acknowledgement sent to Mamoru TASAKA : Extra info received and forwarded to list. Log in / Register Ubuntuxscreensaver package Overview Code Bugs Blueprints Translations Answers glslideshow fails to display images, partial fix found Bug #1192022 reported by SpmP on 2013-06-18 6 This bug affects

Other hacks work correctly with screengrabs: decayscreen, distort, jigsaw, ripple (-water), slidescreen, spotlight, zoom, and others. It works if I let it use the desktop image, but has this in .xsession-errors if I point it at a directory of images: X error in xscreensaver-getimage: X Error of