Re: X crashes if I'm idle
Incoming from Doyle, Patrick:
> I found this thread in the archives, and I am experiencing the same behavior
> (on my Compaq Presario 2100 with a stock "woody" bf2.4 install). I have
> also seen that I cannot run KDE -- it simply crashes during startup. From
> everything I've read, I probably need to upgrade to Xfree86 4.3 in order to
> make these problems go away, but I have some questions first.
> 1) In the short term (I need to get work done _today_ and can't spend the
> day upgrading X), how can I turn off the screensaver? I don't see any menu
I don't use kde, but doesn't a right-click on the background bring up
> 2) In the long term, is there a .deb package I can grab to perform the
> upgrade to 4.3 more easily than downloading 12 different files from
Have you looked in backports? I see 4.2 in
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