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Re: xscreensaver bug

Postby M51 » 2016-04-03 20:23

JueShire wrote:Dear all,
Patching the source would generate fruitless debates with upstream.


Backporting just pushes the same behavior further down the road and solves nothing.

Given upstream's reluctance to engage in any civilised discourse and basic failure to understand the precepts of free software, I think it's better to patch it. Better yet, fork it completely.

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugrepo ... 819703#158

There are a ton of improvements that could be made: The UI is hideously slow and buggy.
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Re: xscreensaver bug

Postby M51 » 2016-04-03 22:05

Following the debian bug thread there is a patch to fix xscreensaver for those who are interested. :)

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugrepo ... 819703#280
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Re: xscreensaver bug

Postby virgosun » 2016-04-28 11:53

See it today after downgrading from sid to jessie
How to replace it by gnome-screensaver if I am running xfce?
Thanks
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Re: xscreensaver bug

Postby alderaan » 2016-04-28 15:43

This bug is solved in stable, update your system...
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