What happened to all the gnome screensavers?

Jim Cornette fct-cornette at insight.rr.com
Sat Feb 11 00:40:12 UTC 2006

Steven Haigh wrote:
>>On Sat, Feb 11, 2006 at 02:31:05AM +1100, Steven Haigh wrote:
>>>It looks like all the previous xscreensavers are gone!
>>>Looks like now only the ones in /usr/share/gnome-screensaver/themes are
>>>used - with the ones in /usr/libexec/xscreensaver/* being ignored.
>>>Is this part of a migration or an oversight?
>>rpm -e gnome-screensaver
>>yum install xscreensaver-extras xscreensaver-gl-extras
> Ahhh ok... I just removed gnome-screensaver and everything came back to
> normal. Must be new :P

I filed a bug report on this.

It is easy enough to uninstall gnome-screensaver, but it installing by 
default will saturate the fedora-list mailing list more than the spam 
replies in the list history.


Learn from other people's mistakes, you don't have time to make your own.

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