> When I setup xscreensaver from gnome control center it works fine. Doing
> a "ps ux" shows it was called like so "xscreensaver -no-splash -timeout
> 15 -nice 20 -lock-mode -xrm *programs:?flag -ncolors 256 -cycles 3000
> -size 1 -root". However, when I try to put this in "~/.Xclients" it
> complains about *programs:?flag, -ncolors, -cycles, -size, and -root not
> being known. How can I get it so that when I login (xdm) xscreensaver is
> started automatically without having to go into gnome control center
> each time? Yes I RTFM for xscreensaver, but it didn't tell me much.
this doesn't solve the gnome issues and may conflict but works just fine for
me with windowmaker.
i just put "xscreensaver -no-splash &" in my ~/.xinitrc. if you're using
xdm instead of startx you need to put it in your ~/.xsession file instead.