Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 74785
Sreensaver doesn't work in KDE / RH 8.0
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:58 EDT
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Description of problem:
This bug https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=73785 is still
there in RH 8.0 with kdebase 3.0.3-13
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Choose a screensaver in the configuration panel.
2. Lock your KDE desktop
Actual Results: screensaver doesn't come up.
Expected Results: screensaver should start
I can confirm this again!
I am having the same issue. I have had no problems with RH 7.3 on this topic. I
can preview the screensaver, but when it activates, there is only the black
screen. I am using a ATI Rage 128.
I have the same problem. Is this ATI Rage related, I have a XPert2000 Pro (Rage
I have the same issue. When screen saver is selecte either in KDE or Gnome,
when I select lock, I get a black screen. Also, when a screen saver is supposed
to kick in at the alotted time, the same thing takes place.
However, when testing screen saver settings, everything seems to be working just
It's fixed in kdebase-3.0.3-15 or newer. You will find it in next rawhide release
I have the same problem, and it's not video-card related.
If it's fixed in 3.0.3-15, what is "rawhide"? Is that an update or fix for
Why not redhat deliver this out as a Errata?
I just installed all the necessary packages in rawhide to upgrade kdebase as the
bugzilla suggests. Any single screensaver works, but I can only get a blank
screen when I set the screensaver to Random.
It is not the "Blank Screen" saver in the list as I changed its color and it
does not show up when the screensaver activates.
My screensavers work fine; but when I click on the Settings button, to adjust
the 'speed', or the type of decay (with the DecayScreen screensaver
particularly), a crash occurs. Is this the same bug, and hence has been fixed
in "Rawhide" (whatever Rawhide might be) ? Thanks.