Random screensaver quit working

racsw at yahoo.com racsw at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 4 00:20:40 BST 2003

--- Martin Koller <m.koller at surfeu.at> wrote:
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> On Thursday 28 August 2003 00:08, racsw at yahoo.com
> wrote:
> > > What you could do is trying to find out if the
> > > problem is linked to a specific
> > > screen saver.
> >
> > It's not.   My SuSe 8.2 is working again after I
> > deleted kblankscrn.kss from /opt/kde/bin.   The
> > Mandrake still does not work.
> >   Looking for help...
> You described in your first mail, that you get a
> black, blank screen in random 
> mode.
> First, the "blank screen" screensaver is one of the
> randomly selected savers, 
> so this can be a normal behaviour.
> But you described, that you already removed the
> binary for this from your 
> disk. What I see in the online help, the correct way
> to remove a screensaver 
> from the available list is to rename its desktop
> file, which is located in 
> $KDEDIR/share/applnk/System/ScreenSavers
> so that it does no longer end in .desktop.
> Try to rename KBlankscreen.desktop, or simply try to
> use a specific 
> screensaver and not "random" to check if at least
> that works.
> - -- 
> Best regards/Schöne Grüße
> Martin

 Thank you for the help, Martin.   I will try this and
get back to you.   As I said, my SuSe screensaver is
now working, but I will try this on the KDE 3.1 on the
Mandrake System.  
Thanks again,

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