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Message 112862 - Posted: 8 Oct 2023, 23:30:11 UTC

Got a mail from Charlie Fenton, the Mac developer.

Apple has released a new version of their operating system, and once again it has broken the BOINC screensaver. There are at least two problems:

* The BOINC installer doesn't set BOINC as the screensaver.

* The most serious problem: After the screensaver runs, the entire screen stays black after you move the mouse, press a key, etc. If this happens, the best workaround I've found so far is to hold down the command and shift keys while pressing Q to log out of the system, then log back in.

BOINC users who have BOINC set as their screensaver should change to a different screensaver until I can release a new version that fixes these issues. To do this, they can select "System Settings" from the Apple menu, then select "Screen Savers" from the left side of the window that appears, then click on any other screensaver.

David posted it in the News as well, but I thought to post all of the information here.
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Message 113720 - Posted: 3 Mar 2024, 15:26:55 UTC - in response to Message 112862.  

Any word on an ETA of a fix? I miss the BOINC screensaver!
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Message 113839 - Posted: 28 Mar 2024, 20:06:49 UTC

Upgraded to new v8.0.0 and still same message when trying to tun screensaver. "BOINC cant show screensaver graphics on this version of MacOS". Maybe next ver of 8.x.x?

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Message 113868 - Posted: 7 Apr 2024, 16:46:57 UTC - in response to Message 113720.  

Same here!

>I miss the BOINC screensaver!
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