Section: Games and Demos (6)
Updated: 6.00-1.fc34 (02-Apr-2021)
xscreensaver-systemd - lock the screen upon suspend, and inhibit
screen-blanking during video playback.
program is a helper program launched by
integration. It does two things:
When the system is about to go to sleep (e.g., the laptop lid has just been
closed) it locks the screen just before the system sleeps, by running
xscreensaver-command -suspend. When the system wakes up again, it
runs xscreensaver-command -deactivate to make the unlock dialog appear
immediately. It does this through the
When another process on the system asks for the screen saver to be
inhibited (e.g. because a video is playing) this program periodically runs
xscreensaver-command -deactivate to keep the display un-blanked.
It does this until the other program asks for it to stop, or exits.
It does this through the
Only one program at a time can register with
for screen-saver-related events, so if another screen saver is running as a
part of the desktop environment, xscreensaver-systemd
will be unable to
launch. Likely adversaries include
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