Also I see no keyboard layout indicator on gnome-screensaver lock screen. The included hacks are highly varied, ranging from simple 2D psychedelia , to 3D demonstrations of complex mathematical principles, to simulations of other computer systems, to re-creations of artifacts and effects from movies. When tempted to do so, this typically means: Retrieved April 17, For testing purposes GLMatrix was ported to Wayland. Xdefaults during creation of any user account, which contains the ” Black on Black ” theme.

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I meant there is no xscreensaver-like functionality in gnome-screensaver. Remove xscreensaver and install gnome-screensaver which has a more polished look: Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.

Writing an Xscreensaver Module using Xlib

And it is all working fine and that, but I would much more prefer it to be so that when the screensaver starts, if I then wake it up, for it to go to suspend and lock, and not just to be after a certain time of being in the screensaver. How can I fix this? Good would be if some geek can search and share the steps in detail. This also applies to xfce4 installed on top of Ubuntu without the xubuntu-desktop package. The following is a list of pages, each containing the explanation xscreenssaver a module.


XScreenSaver is released under the terms of the X11 License. When used as modules of xscreensaver, they draw to the screen whenever the screen saver is activated. Arch wiki says it’s not able to block tty access sflock apparently does.

xscreensaver(1) – Linux man page

Is there a way how to display which keyboard layout am I currently using? But on most average systems the gnome libraries are already installed anyway so there is no overhead.

There is no exactly screen saver in gnome-screensaver, only ‘screen blanker’.

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Do you like black? Xdefaults during creation of any user account, which contains the ” Black on Black ” theme. It was created by Jamie Zawinski in and is still maintained by him.

The example modules are not very elaborated: I don’t xscrdensaver the reason why it is used in Lubuntu and Xubuntu, but it might be because of the its popularity, stability, and probably it is light weight. Announcing the arrival of Valued Associate However, you provided no solution for my issues, so I will accept ccpizza’s answer. Some more tips can be found in the xscreensaver FAQ.


Planned maintenance scheduled April 23, at However, XScreenSaver can also be used as a screen locker, to prevent others from using your terminal while you are away. When typing password, I need to see which one is activebecause otherwise I make typos in my password and have to try login multiple times. The picture of burning screen scares me, but I repeat myself “Don’t panic!

How to Write a Screensaver Module

To use the dark theme, use a command like: The simplest way to write your own screensaver for Linux is by creating a new module for the program xscreensaver. Thanks, at first I was worried that it would also install the 9base tools, but these are in a different package. Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. I googled this picture, it is not exact screenshot, but it is almost the same.

Also I see no keyboard layout indicator on gnome-screensaver lock screen. Planned maintenance scheduled April 23, at Sign up using Email and Password.