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Had removed Gnome-screensaver and uses xscreensaver, but Caffeine doesn't seems to work when watching movie using SMPlayer even added both SMPlayer and MPlayer into the activation list.

Anyone got any ideas?

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It's a bug (an especially annoying one since 11.10 uses GNOME 3 which has no screensavers). Thankfully someone's working on fixing it: https://bugs.launchpad.net/caffeine/+bug/878690

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thank you for the info –  d4v1dv00 Nov 1 '11 at 2:37
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This now seems to be fixed in the newest version, available via the Caffeine PPA: launchpad.net/~caffeine-developers/+archive/ppa –  Aibara Iduas Nov 3 '11 at 18:52
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Marcar Iniciar Caffeine al inciar seción

Matar definitivamente el demonio de gnome-secreensave, dejamos sin permiso de ejecución

sudo chmod -x /usr/bin/gnome-screensaver

Y reiniciamos la PC

Translation (via Google translate):

Take Caffeine out of startup (translation unclear here)

I would definitely kill the daemon gnome-screensaver and leave it without execute permission:

sudo chmod -x /usr/bin/gnome-screensaver

Then reboot the PC.

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