Bug 192284 - Missing per-screensaver settings
Missing per-screensaver settings
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screensaver (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2006-05-18 15:11 EDT by Andrew D. Stadler
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-28 14:38:52 EDT
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Description Andrew D. Stadler 2006-05-18 15:11:41 EDT
Description of problem:

The screensaver selection panel (System -> Preferences -> Screensaver) seems to have lost the ability 
to edit the unique preferences/settings of each screensaver.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

gnome-screensaver-2.14.1-1.fc5.1

How reproducible:

always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Installed the extras screensavers package 
2.  Open System -> Preferences -> Screensaver
  
Actual results:

3.  Note that you can select individual screensavers but you cannot set preferences for them

Expected results:

3.  In older FC versions, XScreenSaver supported "Settings..." button for each screensaver.

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Comment 1 Scott 2006-09-28 10:40:30 EDT
This is a a major annoyance that was introduced as a "feature" in GNOME 2.12.

It's an upstream bug which was filed nearly a year ago.  The uppstream developer
has marked it "RESOLVED - WONTFIX". If anyone else can fix it many users would
greatly appreciate it.

http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=316654
Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-09-28 14:38:52 EDT
Hi guys,

we're going to go with upstream on this one.

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