XScreenSaver is a collection of free screensavers. It can be used as an alternative to gnome-screensaver.

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How to make a simple fast and lightweight custom screen locker?

Day to day I'm seeing many questions which say: Screensaver/lock doesn't work. Screensaver doesn't require password after waking or doesn't lock the screen. Can not exit screensaver / nothing works ...
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Set a screensaver as wallpaper in Unity?

Is this possible on Ubuntu desktop 12.04? Specifically, I would like to run xscreensaver as the Unity desktop wallpaper.
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How to add multiple directories to Xscreensaver?

What i learned from reading man page for xscreensaver MAN page that i will have to edit .xscreensaver under my home directory. In here there is option to set directory set with option ...
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How to disable xscreensaver lock on suspend?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and have installed xscreensaver. As I am the only user on this computer and I am only using the computer for music, movies, and some web browsing I have no ...
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Xubuntu 12.10; battery drains when laptop lid is closed

I am on Xubuntu 12.10. When I close my laptop lid, the screen goes black as normal, and the normal login window appears when I open it up again. However, I notice that for example, I left my laptop ...
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Having computer switch to guest account after a certain amount of time

Instead of having the screensaver lock my computer is it possible to have it switch to the guest account instead. I'm using ubuntu 13.10 64bit Thanks
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Lubuntu Saucy (13.10) autostart doesn't work

I've followed all the instructions here: How to add startup applications in lubuntu? The only apps I'm trying to run with autostart are Kupfer and Xscreensaver. My Lubuntu isn't the desktop version. ...
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Xscreensaver locking issue

I recently switched from Gnome screensaver to Xscreensaver and I have been facing problems in making Xscreesaver lock my session when I suspend my system. Can anyone help me figure this out?
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Kiosk mode for 13.10

I cant get the kiosk mode to work 13.10. I tried using the instructions for 12.04 - setting up ubuntu as a kiosk web appliance - but it doesn't work. There is no log in screen settings on 13.10 like ...
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Whenever Xscreensaver locks my screen my keyboard and mouse stops responding

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I uninstalled gnome screensaver and got Xscreensaver working almost perfect. The only problem I am having is when my laptop is running Xscreensaver for more than 5 ...
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Two problems, both with either lock or suspend.

I recently did two things that may be the cause of either of them. 1) I started using a second screen 2) I installed xscreensaver instead of the stock, power saving option. My first question is ...
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.xscreensaver file not generating in Ubuntu 12.04

I need to deploy some custom screensaver settings onto a few Ubuntu systems that I manage through puppet configuration management tool. I was thinking of making a custom .xscreensaver file and ...
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screensaver script

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. I need to write a script which would automatically add some images from a FTP server, and the screensaver would run a slideshow of these. Any suggestions or help will ...
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Using F-Spot as Screensaver

I am trying to get F-Spot to run as my screensaver. I have followed the recommended setup but it isn't doing anything. When I click on the large button "Make F-Spot my screensaver" what is suppose ...
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radeon: GPU lockup CP stall

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with latest update, however after some minutes when screen goes to screen saver(which is XScreenSaver), I can't see the login box so I tried to shift to TTY1 and login to the ...
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When waking laptop with xscreensaver installed, computer goes back to sleep 13.04

So I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on a Dell Inspiron 6400 with xscreensaver, i removed gnome-screensaver and my system is locked using a password... When i press the Fn+Suspend keys, it goes to sleep ...