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Re: [SLE] Screensaver doesn't kick in !? - SOLVED
  • From: Jan Elders <jrme@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 19:45:06 +0100
  • Message-id: <200502081945.06267.jrme@xxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 08 February 2005 00:46, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Monday 07 February 2005 03:34 pm, Jan Elders wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Although having configured the screensaver to kick in, it just does not
> > happen anymore while logged in as "user" (it did work until about two
> > weeks ago). When logged in as "root" it does kick-in all right.
> > In both cases I have set Control Center -> Appearance & Themes -> Screen
> > Saver to "Random" to be started automatically after 5 minutes.
>
> Look for an app that may have told KDE not to start the screensaver or power
> saving.
> Pretty vague I know but for instance if you were using Xine to play a DVD, I
> believe it would turn off the screen saver and also DPMS. And in some
> cases, these features don't get turned back on.

Thanks for the hint Bruce. That did it.
After starting as "user" I always had Kaffeine active in the panel. After
removing that, the problem was gone. Screensaver kicks-in as it should.

Cheers,
--
Jan Elders
the Netherlands
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