xlockmore vs xscreensaver vs nothing
Justin R. Knierim
lfs at lfs-matrix.net
Sun Jan 8 10:19:00 PST 2006
Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> 1) xlockmore works with some warnings if root has a password and
> doesn't work otherwise
Well, I guess that is better than nothing. If a user really needs to
lock his screen to keep others out, he needs to set a password anyways.
> 2) the bug about a non-functional "lock" button is not really fixed
Shouldn't matter if we just hide the "lock" button as in number 4, right?
> 3) xscreensaver is not much better without spending some time and
> removing the offending individual screensavers
Yuck. Not worth the time IMO. Unless there is just one "blank screen"
screensaver that is password-able that we can install and call it good...
> 4) it is possible to hide the "lock" button in the cleanup-panel.pl
> script while compiling XFCE, that's what I will do if there are no
> objections or alternative suggestions
> 5) suggestions to put bitmap fonts back won't be accepted: ugly in
> UTF-8 locales (Xorg bug).
Yeah, don't want to put that back in.
Thanks for the info Alexander.
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