Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center
  #1  
Old 19th June 2010, 03:43 PM
terry_g Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Terrace B.C. Canada
Posts: 223
linuxfedorafirefox
Xscreensaver Problem

I have Fedora 13 i686 installed on a Dell Inspirion 1525. Almost everything works and all the hardware was recognized. However there is a problem with xscreensaver.
When xscreensaver is running and I hit a key or move the mouse the screen goes black with a blinking cursor in the top left corner and a couple seconds later a the spiralling cursor appears in the centre of the screen then the desktop loads and networkmanager reconnects the wireless connection.
I use autologin from dangermouse's script and It almost appears that stopping the screen saver is taking me back to the auto login to my desktop. It take about 30 seconds to get the desktop back

Has anyone else experienced this?
I have not tried gnome-screensaver.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks Terry
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 19th June 2010, 07:38 PM
cheerio158 Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 231
linuxsafari
Re: Xscreensaver Problem

I had a similar problem on my eeepc 700a whereby the xscreensaver caused the Xserver to crash. This would return me to the logon screen.

If your graphics card is Intel, this may be your problem. I saw another thread, complete with the xorg log, which exactly matched my log.

Sadly, I haven't found a solution yet.[
__________________
Desktop Smolt profile
Laptop Smolt profile
EeePC Smolt profile

Last edited by cheerio158; 19th June 2010 at 07:46 PM.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
problem, xscreensaver

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
xscreensaver unlock problem dahaka Using Fedora 2 23rd December 2009 01:24 PM
xscreensaver faustjoe Using Fedora 3 4th August 2008 12:49 PM
fc6 xscreensaver Sulblk27 EOL (End Of Life) Versions 3 21st July 2007 01:13 PM


Current GMT-time: 15:43 (Friday, 22-08-2014)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive
logo

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat