JWJones wrote:No, open up Synaptic Package Manager, and search for "gnome-screensaver." If it is checked, it's installed, but you may not have the floating feet module. If it's unchecked, check it, and then click "Apply" and it will install.
Edit: this is how I would do it if this was Gnome 2; I'm not sure how things are with Gnome 3/Gnome Shell, as I don't use it.
JWJones wrote:Yeah, the screensaver would be under "Preferences." I suspect that if it is there, the floating feet module has probably been dropped. Come to think of it, the only place I remember having seen it pre-installed lately is when I did a Debian Squeeze/Gnome 2 installation. It may not be around in Gnome 3.
karashata wrote:The gnome-screensaver package doesn't actually run screensavers anymore, it's just the lock screen. You may want to look into installing the xscreensaver package, it should still work like you're expecting (though, I don't know if it would contain the floating feet screensaver, since that's a GNOME thing...).
Unfortunately I don't know whether there would be any additional steps involved to actually get xscreensaver working in place of gnome-screensaver beyond installing it.
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