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RE: SPAM: Re: [SLE] Screen Saver Problem
- From: "Greg Wallace" <gregwallace@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 19:50:05 -0500
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On Wednesday, July 26, 2006 @ 4:22 PM, PatrickM wrote:
>>> When upgrading (YaST, ZEN, smart...):
>>> i lost my screensaver.
>> Well, I'm on kdebase3-3.5.1-69.15, so if that's the source of the
>> that would explain it. I'm not well versed in doing manual upgrades. I
>> always just update through YaST, unless I'm installing some 3rd party
>> software from a different source. I also worry about dependencies at
>> stage of the game (i. e., maybe there are other packages that I have that
>> are dependent on having this latest kdebase3 version). I guess I'll just
>> hang in there and hope that a future patch clears up the problem, unless
>> someone knows of some specific tweak I can make manually that will fix
>it's ok with YaST to manage the tweak.
>Try it if you wish, you can always upgrade if you feel so.
>Go to YaST-> Software Management
>In the "filter" choose "Search"
>Search for kdebase3. On the right pane, ensure "kdebase3" (the "single"
>one, not kdebase3-devel, etc) is highlighted.
>Below that pane, you'll have several tabs, one is "Versions". Click on it.
>Select the 3.5.1-69 (so, not the .15). Click "Accept".
>This procedure will ensure your worries about dependencies will go well :-)
>If the result is not the expected (the recovery of the screensavers),
>you can update to the .15 again the same way, or by one of your choice.
Downgrading to 3.5.1-69 brought back my screensaver, so it would appear that
you were right -- the kdebase-3.5.1-69.15 patch must have been what caused
the screensaver to stop working.
>There are other ways, though. You might want later to try "smart".
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