Bug 160503 - xscreensaver modules missing from list
xscreensaver modules missing from list
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xscreensaver (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2005-06-15 10:50 EDT by Dennis Catt
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-15 11:10:32 EDT
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Description Dennis Catt 2005-06-15 10:50:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
Though the xscreensaver utility is available under Desktop > Preferences > Screensaver, no xscreensaver modules exist in the listing under the Display Mode tab.  Also while verifying the rpm version, it says it is not installed.  I checked with Add/Remove Applications utility and can find no xscreensaver package as an option to install.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
package xscreensaver is not installed

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.navigate Desktop > Preferences >
2.choose Screensaver
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Actual Results:  N/A

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Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-06-15 11:10:32 EDT
Hi,
In FC4 xscreensaver got split up into three packages:

xscreensaver-base, xscreensaver-extras, and xscreensaver-gl-extras.

By default only xscreensaver-base gets installed, which only comes with blank
screen.   If you want more screensavers install either the xscreensaver-extras
or xscreensaver-gl-extras package (or both).
Comment 2 Ian Laurie 2005-06-16 05:44:49 EDT
I can see xscreensaver-base in core, but no xscreensaver-extras or
xscreensaver-gl-extras in extras.  This means we need to run rpmbuild on
the source rpm to get the missing two, right?

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