Screen saver not automatically starting

Ryan Daly daly at
Sun Dec 16 12:31:46 GMT 2007

On Saturday 15 December 2007 21:09:22 Howard Coles jr wrote:
> On Saturday 15 December 2007 03:42:23 pm Ryan Daly wrote:
> > Would anyone know of any reason why the screen saver in KDE 3.5.8
> > wouldn't automatically start?
> >
> > I have specified that it should kick on after 5 minutes of inactivity.
> > I've played with the optioins to see if any combination would make things
> > act differently, but nothing seems to be working.
> >
> > Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks.
> Is yours consistent in this behavior, or like mine, only every now and
> then? Mine will kick on and lock the desktop nearly every time, but once in
> a while it will "forget" to.

Well, if I start a VNC server up and run my KDE session in that, it kicks on 
100% of the time.  If I'm running :0, I haven't seen it kick on at all.  It's 
kind of wierd that it'll kick on in the VNC session, but no where else.
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