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Displays an icon to control xscreensaver.

Project Description


This small daemon serves two basic functions:
  • Provides a status-bar icon with one-click enabling and disabling of the screensaver.
  • Attempts to set an Away message in pidgin when the screensaver locks the screen and reverts to previous status message on unlock.



sudo pip install screensaver-icon



For a description of (optional) command-line arguments, see –help.

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