Re: xscreensaver cannot lock: no screensaver running on display
should work or is not running xscreensaver after the fisrt step?
ps aux |grep xscreensaver
don't use root!!!
On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 3:57 AM, reg exes <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm not using KDE... I'm using Enlightenment as my window manager.
> Doesn't seem to matter anway. I cannot get xscreensaver to do what it
> If I run xscreensaver manually and then try lock the screen, I always get
> host1:myuser:~> xscreensaver-command -lock
> xscreensaver-command: no screensaver is running on display :0.0
> I thought I would try adding it to the xinitrc... maybe it has to be
> started then.
> /usr/bin/xscreensaver -display :0.0 &
> I tried this in my user's .xinitrc and as root. Didn't help either
> way, same problem.
> Ok.. then I tried adding it to the gdm.conf file... my system is using gdm...
> I added this line...
> BackgroundProgram=xscreensaver -display :0.0 -no-splash
> Didn't help.. I still get the same error.
> I don't understand what I'm doing wrong?
> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 1:45 AM, Whit Hansell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> If your running KDE, go the K(Start button, lower left of screen and at
>> the bottom along with "switch user" and "log out", you will find "lock
>> reg exes wrote:
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> I upgraded my system from Etch to Lenny a looong time ago... just
>>> noticed something odd.
>>> When trying to lock my screen with xscreensaver, it dies...
>>> host1:myuser:~> xscreensaver-command -lock
>>> xscreensaver-command: no screensaver is running on display :0.0
>>> I've searched for solutions and can't seem to find anything which helps..
>>> I found this on the Debian Bugs List...
>>> But I'm using the version from stable...
>>> host1:myuser:~> aptitude show xscreensaver
>>> Package: xscreensaver
>>> State: installed
>>> Automatically installed: no
>>> Version: 5.05-3+lenny1
>>> Anyone have an idea?
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