Edit Package xscreensaver

A screen saver and locker for the X Window System

The xscreensaver program waits until the keyboard and mouse have been
idle for a period of time, and then runs a graphics demo chosen at
random. It turns off as soon as there is any mouse or keyboard
activity. It can also lock the screen immediately, after a longer idle
period, or on demand.

The xscreensaver package consists of two parts: the screensaver and the
"driver" or "daemon", which detects idleness and does locking, and the
many graphics demos that are launched by xscreensaver.

Any X program that can draw on the root window can be used with
xscreensaver, regardless of how that program is written, what language
it is written in, or what libraries it uses. The xscreensaver daemon
takes care of detecting when the user is idle, locking, and checking
passwords and all the other book-keeping. All the other programs need
to do is draw.

The benefit that xscreensaver has over the combination of the xlock and
xautolock programs is the ease with which new graphic hacks can be
installed. You do not need to recompile (or even re-run) the
xscreensaver program to add a new display mode, you just change a
config file.

Source Files
Filename Size Changed
xscreensaver-5.22.tar.gz 0007411666 7.07 MB almost 8 years
xscreensaver-background.patch 0000000651 651 Bytes over 9 years
xscreensaver-data-extra.list 0000001731 1.69 KB almost 8 years
xscreensaver-data.list 0000000414 414 Bytes about 11 years
xscreensaver-default-screensaver.patch 0000003723 3.64 KB over 8 years
xscreensaver-fireworkx-man.patch 0000000525 525 Bytes almost 8 years
xscreensaver-ignore-no-pwent-password.patch 0000000742 742 Bytes over 9 years
xscreensaver-mansuffix.patch 0000000976 976 Bytes over 9 years
xscreensaver-slideshow-dri-detect.patch 0000002030 1.98 KB over 9 years
xscreensaver.changes 0000036426 35.6 KB almost 8 years
xscreensaver.pamd 0000000165 165 Bytes over 14 years
xscreensaver.spec 0000009390 9.17 KB almost 8 years
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