[PC-BSD Testing] 9-RC2 Gnome Preferences menu ambiguity

Dru Lavigne dru.lavigne at att.net
Mon Dec 26 14:41:45 PST 2011


> Hi,
> 
> When a fresh 9-RC2 amd64 system with only the GNOME desktop
> is
> installed, two screensaver apps are available via the
> System/Preferences menu. However, both are labeled
> identically as
> "Screensaver" although one is the
> gnome-screensaver-preferences app
> and the other is the xscreensaver-demo app. In addition,
> only the
> gnome-screensaver daemon is actually running. If the
> xscreensaver-demo
> app is launched, it prompts to change this state of affairs
> by
> stopping the gnome-screensaver daemon. Perhaps a less
> confusing setup
> would be to install only one of the two screensavers, or to
> make the
> preferred screensaver a choice during the OS installation.


This wasn't fixed in time for RC3 but should be fixed in RELEASE.

Cheers,

Dru


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