Linux Screensaver

How do you create a Screensaver.
I want to create one with some animation in it.

A point to resource or step by step would be appreciated.

Thanks.:0
SnarfAsked:
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ramaswamysConnect With a Mentor Commented:
XScreeSaver was originally written by Jamie Zawinski. You can get the source code from his site - http://www.jwz.org/xscreensaver/download.html. You will definitely find answers to your questions in the Source !

Good Luck
Ramaswamy
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SnarfAuthor Commented:
Its for Red Hat (if that helps)
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940961slCommented:
I actually want to do the same thing but I don't have time for it right now. But I've been thinking about it, and I think there must be some source code available for an easy screensaver on the redhad site... I'm gonna do the flames you used to see in a lot of bbs-demos ...
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mliberiCommented:
from "list of libX11.a"

Controlling the Screen Saver
      XActivateScreenSaver     Activate the screen saver.
      XForceScreenSaver     Force the screen saver on or off.
      XGetScreenSaver     Get the current screen saver settings.
      XSetScreenSaver     Set the screen saver.
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SnarfAuthor Commented:
mmmm - I sort of need to know how to put it all together as well >).

Where to start (I want to do an animated one, and can do the animation - where do I go from there...)
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