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Polytropon freebsd at
Sun May 8 01:18:54 UTC 2011

On Sun, 08 May 2011 02:00:26 +0100, pwnedomina <pwnedomina at> wrote:
> ive found xscreensaver more usefull. but how can i get in to work every 
> time Xorg starts? should i add an entry to .xinitrc?
> what should be done?

This - or an entry to ~/.xsession (depends). As far as
I remember, adding an entry

	xscreensaver &

should be fine. There are more than one binary installed,
so check out what they do:

	xscreensaver                xscreensaver-getimage-video
	xscreensaver-command        xscreensaver-gl-helper
	xscreensaver-demo           xscreensaver-hacks
	xscreensaver-getimage       xscreensaver-text

Note there's also

	% man xscreensaver 

with some helpful information - launching and configuration
in detail.

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