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FC4 Upgrade = No Screensavers [Jul. 6th, 2005|08:21 pm]
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I upgraded successfully from Fedora Core 2 to Fedora Core 4 from CD with little hassle (some non-standard RPMs had to be rebuilt/reinstalled). However, now there's only one screensaver showing up in the system's list (which doesn't even work--it throws some sort of an xscreensaver error), wheras before the upgrade there were maybe fifty or so.

Is there a reason all of the screensavers were removed and not upgraded? Is there a way to get all of them back? Does Fedora Core 4 really only have one--non-functional--screensaver?

EDIT: I'm using GNOME, in case it makes a difference.

cross-posted to cparker, fedora_linux
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[User Picture]From: curlyeric
2005-07-07 03:00 am (UTC)
yum install xscreensaver-extras
yum install xscreensaver-gl-extras

They were split ( along with many other packages ) in order to reduce the bloat in "core" fedora. The goal was to keep i386 FC4 to at most 4 cd's.

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[User Picture]From: nullxposur
2005-07-08 11:43 am (UTC)
how long's FC4 been out? noticed any significant changes?
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[User Picture]From: cparker
2005-07-08 12:23 pm (UTC)
The GNOME menu is different... some default applicaitons are different... removable media is accessible in /media instead of /mnt now... some artwork is different...

Other than that, I haven't really noticed anything life-changing.
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