[X2go-dev] screen saver extension
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rf at q-leap.de
Mon Jun 21 17:58:32 CEST 2010
>>>>> "Paul" == Paul van der Vlis <paul at vandervlis.nl> writes:
I looked into this a bit deeper, and I found out that
/usr/lib/x2go/x2goagent is the actual X server that is being used by
x2go. Now this X server doesn't have the MIT-SCREEN-SAVER compiled as a
module. So the question is, whether it is possible to obtain the source
code somewhere, so I could compile this with the screen saver extension
Paul> rf at q-leap.de schreef:
>>>>>>> "Paul" == Paul van der Vlis <paul at vandervlis.nl> writes:
>> Hi Paul,
>> thanks for continued interest.
Paul> Hello Roland, I asked some questions, you did not answer
Paul> them. Maybe you can tell a bit more about your problem.
>> in my reply a couple of weeks ago, I wrote (see also below):
>> "I know, some screensavers don't use the X11 screen saver
>> extension. But I need the program xprintidle to work which
>> requires this extension (see Ubuntu/Debian package xprintidle)."
Paul> Sorry, maybe I've missed this message.
>> If you start the program xprintidle, you get the message:
>> $ xprintidle screen saver extension not supported
>> I need this program to work, because it will tell me the amount
>> of X11 idle time from which I trigger some actions for other
>> programs when a certain amount of idle time has passed.
>> So the fact that some screensavers work, unfortunately doesn't
>> help, since these obviously are programmed without needing the
>> "X11 screen saver extension".
>> All this comes back to the final question: Is it possible to
>> activate the extension (or other X11 extensions), and if yes how?
Paul> Sorry, I don't know.
Paul> X2go is using the NX libraries from Nomachine. These libraries
Paul> have a complete (changed) embedded copy of Xorg inside, maybe
Paul> without the X11 extention. I know you can change some things
Paul> on it, e.g. with shortcuts:
Paul> http://www.nomachine.com/ar/view.php?ar_id=AR03C00172 But I
Paul> think some things are possible with arguments too.
Paul> I would search the site of Nomachine to find more information
Paul> about it: http://www.nomachine.com/support.php Not sure you
Paul> will find...
Paul> With regards, Paul van der Vlis.
Paul> -- http://www.vandervlis.nl/
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