XScreenSaver must bu rerun as demon on new login in Xfce 4.14

Guido Falsi mad at madpilot.net
Sat Oct 19 10:30:12 UTC 2019

On 19/10/19 05:25, Dmitry Postolov wrote:
> Hi to FreeBSD Community! Sorry for my very bad English...
> FreeBSD-12.1-RC2-amd64. Xfce 4.14 from the "latest" pkg repository.
> XScreenSaver 5.43 (09-Jul-2019).
> XScreenSaver must bu rerun as demon on new login, because
> in other case it dont run as demon (in first start it was run).


The new XFCE 4.14 packages install xfce4-screensaver enabling it by
default (unless you compile your packages disabling it explicitly, in
which case it is not installed).

Due to this the xscreensaver startup .desktop file is installed disabled
by default to avoid launching two screensavers at the same time which
could cause conflicts (this has been reported by one user).

Please check the UPDATING entry 20190927 which has steps to address this.

In short you should enable xscreensaver in XFCE Session and Startup
settings application.

Guido Falsi <mad at madpilot.net>

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