Where is the screen saver at ?

Asked by Lynne Stevens on 2012-09-21

Ok I upgraded and finally went to 11.10 . . Where the bleep is the screen savers at I leave andcome back the screen is blank and locked I got that fixed but can't find the screen savers . . downloaded them installed gnome Panel and Fallback . . DO NOT like the explicative pronouns deleted floating Icons MAJOR PAIN in the you know where and it takes moore clicks just to get to something
May the person who added them have fleas form a 1000 camels

So how do I get Screen Savers to work or even find them used Snypatic package manger to install them

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N1ck 7h0m4d4k15
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Best N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #1

Hi ,

screen-saver is pre-installed in Ubuntu . Is gnome-screensaver , you can see it by
apt-cache policy gnome-screensaver , in terminal .

Now the bad news. Not working. Just a blank(or black) screen. Nothing else. Forget about the screen savers in 10.04.

If you want to use a screen saver with themes , then go for xscreensaver.

Take a look here : http://www.liberiangeek.net/2011/10/enable-screensavers-in-ubuntu-11-10-oneiric-ocelot/

mark the question a solved.. and ... Peace ! :-)

Thanks

Lynne Stevens (jackie40d) said : #2

Thanks NikTh, that solved my question.