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Re: xscreensaver missing from trusty
On 11/08/2013 05:25 PM, Iberê Fernandes wrote:
> 2013/11/8 Lars Noodén <lars.nooden@xxxxxxxxx>
>> On 11/08/2013 03:56 PM, Nio Wiklund wrote:
>>> On 2013-11-08 14:03, Lars Noodén wrote:
>>>> When I press ctrl-alt-l, instead of locking the screen, I get an error
>>>> dialog from openbox saying:
>>>> Failed to execute child process "xscreensaver-command"
>>>> (No such file or directory)
>>>> I recall there was some discussion of xscreensaver last week or so. Has
>>>> this bug already been reported?
>>> Maybe you think of this bug (#1205384)
>>> Best regards/Nio
>> Close. In the edition of trusty I have the xscreensaver is not firing
>> up at all. If I press ctrl-alt-l, then it gives the error above. If I
>> let the screen go, it gives the error above instead of going to sleep at
>> the appointed time.
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> Xscreensaver was removed from Lubuntu starting at version 13.10:
> So if package xscreensaver was removed starting at 13.10, I believe we're
> going to 14.04 without it too.
> Maybe Julien knows more about at his blueprints.
> Regarding #1205384, according to our "boss" at coment #29:
> The lightdm locking facility is an unfinished work, and lack a proper way
> to lock the session, it started at the begin of the cycle, and was a bit
> forgotten later in the development.
> More at:
> So the bugs are close if not the same affecting different Lubuntu
> versions... I believe the devs are trying to figure out a way to make
> lightdm + lock work at 14.04 to backport to 13.10.
> Best regards,
Thanks. I'm glad it's in the works.