Re: Y2k Compliance - Afterstep

Rex A. Roof (
Tue, 4 May 1999 16:07:39 -0400 (EDT)

> On Tue, 4 May 1999, Ethan wrote:
> 	I think I am having Y2k problems now.  My power keeps going off
> and stuff.  Doesn't AfterStep control the Matrix?  And isn't that why my
> power is going on and off?  I'm not too sure, but I'd have to say this if
> AfterStep's problem.  I did hear something about Ethan going back and
> fixing the time problem , is this true?  Maybe we can get him to scoot on
> back to see if he missed something.  I know I'd like my power to be
> stable.  Fortunately I do have a UPS, but I don't know if it's Y2k
> compliant, and I really don't know what operating system it's using.
> Hmmm, maybe it's my UPS that's the problem, maybe it has the problem of
> Y2k and is experiencing some precursory problems in anticipation of the
> coming millenium.  Well, no, I take that back - my UPS keeps the power
> going, so I'm back to it being an AfterStep prob.

to fix your problems, install the newest version of xscreensaver, 
and run   "xmatrix -root &", that will interface you with the 
matrix, repairing your problems.