How to set up the screen saver to activate when the mouse is at a corner?
gheskett at wdtv.com
Sun May 15 20:35:43 BST 2011
On Sunday, May 15, 2011 03:34:52 PM Peter Nikolic did opine:
> On Sunday 15 May 2011 20:08:32 gene heskett wrote:
> > On Sunday, May 15, 2011 03:06:21 PM Peter Nikolic did opine:
> > > On Sunday 15 May 2011 19:42:42 gene heskett wrote:
> > > > On Sunday, May 15, 2011 02:20:50 PM Marcelo Magno T. Sales did
> > > > > Hello,
> > > > >
> > > > > There was an option in the screen saver configuration screen to
> > > > > activate the screen saver when the mouse was moved to a corner
> > > > > of the screen. When I updated from KDE 4.5.x to 4.6.x
> > > > > (Kubuntu), the screen saver stopped been activated when I place
> > > > > the mouse on the corner I had selected for that. This was
> > > > > working ok in 4.5.x. I see that the option to set this up does
> > > > > not exist in the screen saver configuration screen anymore.
> > > > > I noticed that, in System Settings, there is an applet named
> > > > > "Workspace behavior" (or something like that, I'm translating
> > > > > from brazilian portuguese), which has a "Screen corners" tab.
> > > > > There I can configure some actions to be started when the mouse
> > > > > is placed at a chosen corner, but activating the screen saver
> > > > > is not on the list of possible actions. Is there a way in KDE
> > > > > 4.6.x to set up the screen saver to be activated when the mouse
> > > > > is placed at one of the screen corners?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > >
> > > > > Marcelo
> > > >
> > > > Marcelo, I have no clue, and despite asking here and there, no has
> > > > told me yet why x/kde turns off the DPMS & such when it starts,
> > > > leaving you only with the power wasting screen decorators.
> > >
> > > I wish it would i get sick of typing "xset -dpms after ever single
> > > update
> > Huh? Did I use a double negative somewhere Pete? "xset -dpms" turns
> > it off, leaving you with the scene I described and detest.
> > See man xset.
> Hi ..
> I think it is an opensuse 11.3 issue or an issue with the update system
> i will crack it one day not tried 11.4 on here yet it may well be
> fixed in that .. any how i wont hijack th thread any more get me nutts
> chewed .. :-) ..
> Pete .
Wasn't trying to Pete, just trying to clarify that it wasn't a typu. ;-)
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