Installation and Enable the XScreen Saver in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot/Linux Mint

To install and enable the XScreenSaver open a Terminal and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

Now remove gnome-screensaver

Now start the xscreensaver configuration tool using a terminal:

Click OK to both prompts asking to turn-off Gnome Daemon and to start xscreensaver-daemon respectively.

To create a rule to start the xscreensaver daemon on login, click on the Dash home launcher and type: startup applications. Click on the Add button and enter a name for the rule and to start XScreenSaver on login use this command:

That's it, Enjoy
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