ElectricSheep screensaver won't show up in the list on 15

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PcPixel
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ElectricSheep screensaver won't show up in the list on 15

Post by PcPixel » Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:40 am

I installed ElectricSheep (as I usually do) and I can't get it to show up in the list of screen savers. I've tried the other suggestions about editing the .desktop file but nothing works.

Anyone encounter this? Solution?

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Re: ElectricSheep screensaver won't show up in the list on 1

Post by MtnDewManiac » Sat Aug 03, 2013 1:15 am

If you're using gnome-screensaver, try uninstalling it and installing xscreensaver instead.

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Re: ElectricSheep screensaver won't show up in the list on 1

Post by aac74 » Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:38 am

great to see that xscreensaver is back as the default in mint 15 !

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Re: ElectricSheep screensaver won't show up in the list on 1

Post by aac74 » Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:14 am

Electricsheep seems to be working fine for me.

Just had to add:
GL: electricsheep --root 1 \n\

to the end of the list of screensavers in the xscreensaver config file in the home folder:
~/.xscreensaver

then electricsheep will show as an option in the list:

http://www.webupd8.org/2011/11/how-to-get-electric-sheep-to-work-with.html

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