[mythtv-users] Xscreensaver Problem
mythtv at duncb.co.uk
Sun May 20 13:22:51 UTC 2007
Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 05/20/2007 07:40 AM, Duncan Brown wrote:
>> From a fresh reboot, xscreensaver is still kicking in whilst watching
>> live TV or a recording. Restarting the frontend fixes it and it works
>> fine from then on.
>> Any idea why it is not working from the start?
> mythfrontend checks to see if xscreensaver is running at startup. If
> not, it won't notice that you start it later...
> So, the two requirements for proper xscreensaver support are:
> a) Make sure the command xscreensaver-command is in the PATH of the
> user starting mythfrontend
> b) Make sure you start xscreensaver and that xscreensaver has time
> to initialize before you start mythfrontend.
I think the problem is b in my case, i was starting the frontend
immediately after the screensaver in a startup script.
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