problem with xscreensaver

Hi i’m Rudy

hello , i use endeavorOs and i have a problem with the screensaver and monitor energy management.

Every time you should activate the screensaver, the xfce4-settings - Display application appears and and the xscrennesaver seems not work property.

any hints??

thank you


               ./sssso-                ---------------
             `:osssssss+-              OS: EndeavourOS Linux x86_64
           `:+sssssssssso/.            Host: UM560 XT
         `-/ossssssssssssso/.          Kernel: 6.4.12-arch1-1
       `-/+sssssssssssssssso+:`        Uptime: 1 hour, 7 mins
     `-:/+sssssssssssssssssso+/.       Packages: 1187 (pacman)
   `.://osssssssssssssssssssso++-      Shell: bash 5.1.16
  .://+ssssssssssssssssssssssso++:     Resolution: 1920x1080, 1080x1920
.:///ossssssssssssssssssssssssso++:    DE: Xfce 4.18

:////ssssssssssssssssssssssssssso+++. WM: Xfwm4 -////+ssssssssssssssssssssssssssso+++± WM Theme: Arc-Dark
..-+oosssssssssssssssssssssssso+++++/ Theme: Arc-Dark [GTK2], Arc-Darker [GTK3]
./++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++/:. Icons: Qogir [GTK2/3]
`:::::::::::::::::::::::::------`` Terminal: xfce4-terminal
Terminal Font: Source Code Pro 10
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600H with Radeon Graphics (12) @ 3.300GHz
GPU: AMD ATI Radeon Vega Series / Radeon Vega Mobile Series
Memory: 2353MiB / 13900MiB

I’m not sure I understand your problem correctly, but to start xscreensaver without any window popping up, I use:

xscreensaver --no-splash &

sorry for my English.
my problem is that every time the screensaver has to be activated, the display/monitors app manager opens

Same problem here on a fresh EndeavourOS install.
In my case, when the screen saver timed out and was activated, and then I pressed a key to deactivate it, there would be two windows containing the Displays setting app.
So, here is what I did: (1) installed xscreensaver; and (2) removed xfce4-screensaver (pacman -Rs xfce4-screensaver).
But, I’m not even sure that’s what fixed it, if it is really fixed. And, it took at least one reboot for that to take effect.
I’ll try to remember to report back again, if and when I learn more.

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