rss-glx screensavers with KDE problem

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Tue Mar 25 05:00:18 GMT 2003

Craig Williamson (ENZ) wrote:
> Hi All,
>         I am having trouble trying to get the rss screensaver package 
> working under KDE 3.1.1 (rss = 'Really Slick Screensavers).  I have them 
> working perfectly under Gnome 2.2.1 but I can't get the KDE screensaver 
> module to recognize them.  The help seems non-existant on this issue.  I 
> am running Gentoo with all the latest packages.
> There are two questions I hope someone can help me with
> 1.      How does KDE recognize where the xscreensavers are?  does it 
> look for ~/.xscreensaver or something else.

AFAIK, Kappfinder will find ONLY those that are listed in its database if they are on the PATH 
when it is run.

> 2.      How do you get non-xscreensaver base packages seen under KDE?

Strictly speaking, you can't run them under KDE, but you *CAN* run them while the KDE desktop is 
running.  At least that works fine with Xscreensavers.


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