Bug 83671 - RFE - Reinstitute KDE Random Screensaver
RFE - Reinstitute KDE Random Screensaver
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
phoebe
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-02-06 18:13 EST by Gerry Tool
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-22 10:28:03 EST
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Description Gerry Tool 2003-02-06 18:13:07 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030120

Description of problem:
KDE in Red Hat Linux 8.0 and previous has a screensaver selection named "Random"
which cycles among available screensaver modules.

Gnome in Phoebe has this feature, but KDE does not.

I don't think this is a KDE upstream problem since Mandrake 9.1 Beta 3 also
contains the feature (not sure it actually work there.)

Please reinstate this feature in Phoebe and its successor distribution.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Right click on KDE desktop, select Configure Desktop
2.Select Screensaver
3.View list of available modules
    

Actual Results:  Random is no longer available in Phoebe 2 with all updates
supplied by rhn.

Expected Results:  Random should be available to cycle through available
screensaver modules for variety.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2003-02-07 05:31:16 EST
it's fixed in kdebase-3.1-5, which will be available in rawhide soon. Thanks for your report 
Comment 2 Gerry Tool 2003-02-20 20:47:46 EST
Indeed, a screensaver named Random has been added to the KDE screensaver list, but it 
does nothing other than provide a blank screen.  There is no way to choose which screensaver 
modules should be included in the Random selection group. 
 
I checked this in Rawhide before Phoebe 3, and now again in Phoebe 3.  
 
This all works in RH 8.0, why not in the new release? 
Comment 3 Ngo Than 2003-02-22 10:28:03 EST
ok, i have found a bug. Now it's fixed in kdebase-3.1-9 or later. Thanks for
your report.
Comment 4 Gerry Tool 2003-02-25 08:59:48 EST
I installed kdebase-3.1-9 eta l and now the Random screensaver does work as
expected.  Thanks.

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