Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

After upgrading to Kubuntu 11.4 I am not able to choose any other screen savers than Blank screen and Random (which is the same as blank since there are no other screen savers available).

How can I choose other screen savers?

On my other Kubuntu-computer there is a button called Get new screen savers or something.

share|improve this question
    
and you don't have that button anymore i presume? –  Uri Herrera May 20 '11 at 8:54
    
Nope, that's the thing, I'm missing it. –  whirlwin May 20 '11 at 10:05

1 Answer 1

up vote 3 down vote accepted

Enter this at the terminal:

   sudo aptitude search screensaver
   sudo aptitude install [packagename]

Screensaver

You will end up with this installed:

   xscreensaver (-data, -data-extra, -gl, -gl-extra) 
   kscreensaver-kde4 & kscreensaver-xsavers-extra-kde4
share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.