Xfce 4.14 was released after 4 years of waiting. It is the most appropriate desktop environment when users need to work on multiple tasks at the same time. This new version also improves the interface, completes and adds features, updates to coordinate with third-party software.
Activating xscreensaver service
Omarine designed the xscreensaver service to allow users to easily run or stop running screensaver and lock screen xscreensaver. If it is the first time, enable and start the service as follows:
systemctl --user enable xscreensaver
systemctl --user start xscreensaver
You need to make sure to turn off the screen blanking and screen locking of the desktop environment. For Xfce, go to
Applications → Settings → Session and Startup → Saved Sessions, then click
Clear Saved Sessions to delete saved sessions
Setting XScreenSaver parameters
Run the xscreensaver program (xscreensaver-demo)
Click the Advanced tab
Power Management Enabled checkbox. You can enter the same values for
Standby After and
Suspend After, for example 15 minutes. The
Off After item is generally not used because it depends on the laptop hardware, enter the biggest value: 1440.
The gtk-xfce-engine package is no longer in use
Xfce 4.14 does not use gtk-xfce-engine, so you need to remove it from the system, run the following command as
rpm -e gtk-xfce-engineShare on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Linked In
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