Re: ScreenSaver doesn't work

"Petersen, Brandon" wrote:
>     I've been trying to get the screen saver to turn on, by going to the
> Gnome Control Panel.  Right now, I have the Control Panel set to 'Random
> Screensaver' which starts after 5 minutes of inactivity.  The screensaver
> never comes on, instead the default 'blank screen' comes on after 15 or 20
> minutes.
>     I've also been wanting to lock the screen, by going to the menu on the
> Gnome panel that gives me that option.  But when I choose that option,
> nothing happens.
>     Is there something that I can do to fix this?

Are you running as root?  If so, then xscreensaver will not work.  If you
are not running as root, then I would suggest installing the lastest patches
for gnome and xscreensaver.

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