[X2go-dev] screen saver extension

rf at q-leap.de rf at q-leap.de
Mon Jun 21 12:50:44 CEST 2010

Hi again,

is it really possible that nobody knows how to do this or whether it is
possible at all? I'd appreciate a short answer. Here the question again:

Is it possible to start x2go with the X11 screen saver extension
enabled, and if yes, how?



>>>>> "Paul" == Paul van der Vlis <paul at vandervlis.nl> writes:
    Roland> Hi Paul,

    Roland> thanks for your reply.

    Roland> Hi, I searched the web and mailing list archives, but didn't
    Roland> find an answer to my question: Is it possible to start x2go
    Roland> with the X11 screen saver extension enabled? I'd need it to
    Roland> get X11 idle time on the command line.

    Roland> does anybody have an idea about this, or is it just not
    Roland> possible with current versions of X2go?

    Paul> I've never tried it. What happends if you enable the screen
    Paul> saver?  Do you mean a screensaver on the client or in the
    Paul> session on the server?

    Paul> I've just tried it with the screensaver in the session
    Paul> enabled, and with a full-screen session. The screensaver did
    Paul> work without problems.

    Roland> I know, some screensavers don't use the X11 screen saver
    Roland> extension. But I need the program xprintidle to work which
    Roland> requires this extension (see Ubuntu/Debian package
    Roland> xprintidle).

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