Preventing screensaver when playing movie?

Graeme Gill graeme2 at
Tue Mar 4 05:28:13 PST 2008

Lubos Lunak wrote:

> On Tuesday 04 of March 2008, Graeme Gill wrote:
>>I tested the kde sceensaver recently (Fedora core 8), and it does
>>not appear to reliably take any notice of XScreenSaverSuspend(),
>>contrary to what Lubos Lunak's had thought.
>  Nobody was talking about XScreenSaverSuspend(), the previous discussion was 
> about XResetScreenSaver(), and that one works with the KDE screensaver 
> (3.5.9).

Sorry, yes you're right, XResetScreenSaver() seems to work. (I thought I was
testing it, but apparently not).

I guess I can take some code out :-)

Graeme Gill.

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