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Hello, world.

I recently installed ubuntu 11.10. I had been using 10:10, and did a reinstall to start fresh on this new version. The thing is I encountered myself with more than a few diferences, mostly in settings.

Now I can't seem to find the means to configuring my screensaver. ¿Where are screensaver settings?

Best regards, Esteban

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possible duplicate of How can I change or install screensavers? –  fossfreedom Dec 4 '11 at 16:42
As you have probably noticed, there is no default way to change the screen-saver without a program. –  Mochan Nov 5 '12 at 11:49

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In Ubuntu 11.10 screensavers are disabled.

You can install it by typing into the terminal (Ctrl + Shift + T)

sudo apt-get remove gnome-screensaver

Then also run:

sudo apt-get install xscreensaver xscreensaver-gl-extra xscreensaver-data-extra

You should be able to access the screensaver by Alt + F2 and typing xscreensaver

If you want the screensaver to run at startup, add it to Startup applications.

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Thanks, dude. I'll try that. –  reyquito Dec 5 '11 at 14:16

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