Howto register an own screensaver?

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Sat Jan 22 16:04:25 GMT 2005

Hi Clemens!

On Friday 21 January 2005 14:16, Clemens Eisserer wrote:
> Hello!
> I have written my own screensaver in java and now I would like to register
> it in kcontrol, so that kde uses it as default screensaver.
> How can I do this, will I have to need a C++ --> Java wrapper to call my
> screensaver and do I need kdelibs-devel installed on my system or is it
> possible to just call an external executable?

I think you only have to put an appropriate .desktop file into the same 
location as the other screensavers do.

Look for KRandom.desktop this is one of the default savers.

Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User - German Unix/Linux programming forum - Qt programming forum
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