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xfce4-screensaver - Man Page

The Xfce Desktop Screensaver and Locker


xfce4-screensaver [Options]


Xfce Screensaver is the default screen saver and locker for the Xfce Desktop. It is designed with simplicity and security in mind. xfce4-screensaver integrates well with the Xfce desktop, and it supports User Switching and the ability to lock down configuration settings.



X display to use.


Enable debugging messages for xfce4-screensaver


Output version information and exit.

-h, ā€‰--help

Print standard command line options.


Print all command line options.

This program also accepts the standard GTK options.


Should you encounter any bugs, they may be reported at



xfce4-screensaver is maintained by

Sean Davis <bluesabre@xfce.org>
Simon Steinbeiss <ochosi@xfce.org>

This Man Page has been updated for the Xfce Desktop Environment by

Sean Davis <bluesabre@xfce.org> (2018)


gnome-screensaver was written by William Jon McCann <mccann@jhu.edu>

This manual page was originally written by Sven Arvidsson <sa@whiz.se> (2007)

See Also

Further information may also be available at: https://docs.xfce.org/

xfce4-screensaver-command(1), xfce4-screensaver-preferences(1), gtk-options(7)

Referenced By

xfce4-screensaver-command(1), xfce4-screensaver-preferences(1).

14 October 2018 Xfce Desktop Environment