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Re: Screensaver usurpation



On Wed, 27 May 2009 11:55:29 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
	[....]
> You're getting confused when you see xscreensaver*-gss in the
> gnome-screensaver dependency list.  Note that the gss stands for
> "gnome-screensaver". xscreensaver*-gss is a compatibility thing that
> allows gnome-screensaver to work with xscreensaver.  If you're using
> xscreensaver on its own (like I do) you don't need xscreensaver*-gss as
> it would serve no purpose.
> 
> You can have a complete, working xscreensaver installation with all the
> toys available by doing "yum remove gnome-screensaver" and then
> installing the following rpms:
> 
> xscreensaver-base
> xscreensaver-gl-base
> xscreensaver-gl-extras
> xscreensaver-extras

	Curiouser and curiouser. I did the remove, followed immediately 
by yum install plus the four above (by c&p). The response was "already 
installed and latest version
Nothing to do" -- for all four. (This is F10, btw.) Many thanks!



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