Remove the New Login button from xscreensaver

To remove the xscreensaver New Login button you need to set the entry for XScreenSaver.newLoginCommand to an empty value.

Making ~/.xresources

echo "cat /etc/X11/app-defaults/XScreenSaver" >> ~/.xscreensaver

Making the change persistent

Add the line


to the file


Temporarily making the change:

echo "XScreenSaver.newLoginCommand: " | xrdb -merge ;

Restart the xscreensaver daemon to apply the changes

xscreensaver-command -restart

Default Config:

This is how you can get the default config of xScreensaver

cat /etc/X11/app-defaults/XScreenSaver