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Polytropon freebsd at
Sun May 8 15:39:10 UTC 2011

On Sun, 08 May 2011 03:18:31 +0100, pwnedomina <pwnedomina at> wrote:
> ive added an entry to .xinitrc
> # Start the screensaver daemon
> xscreensaver -no-splash &
> but i cant get into work. what is wrong?

I think you need to configure the screensaver for the
first time, so a configuration file is present. If I
remember correctly, the command

	% xscreensaver-demo

allows you to pick your screensaver and set values like
timeout. It will then create ~/.xscreensaver, a text
file containing the configuration.

But I'm not FULLY sure, please consult xscreensaver's
manpage for details.

Everything else "feels" to be correct so far.

Magdeburg, Germany
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