[Lazarus] Linux screen-saver written with Lazarus?

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Mon Aug 12 11:03:48 CEST 2013

Lukasz Sokol wrote:
> On 11/08/13 17:50, David Taylor wrote:
>> [First post, so I hope this is the right newsgroup]
>> I have searched for information about and a source code example of a
>> screen-saver for Linux written in fpc/Lazarus, but without success.
>> Is this possible?  Could someone please provide a source-code
>> example?  I'm not after anything complicated, just trying to make a
>> digital clock screen-saver for my Raspberry Pi!  Lazarus is installed
>> and working fine on the RPi at the moment.
>> Thanks David
> I'd start with looking the example code (in C, or whatever language are they
> written in) of one that works, and trying to recreate it in Pascal, 
> then reuse its 'get fullscreen and lock input' code for yourself only.
> If you're good you may try locating the latter only ;)

With the minor caveat that this might depend on the operating system, 
window manager and so on that's actually installed.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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