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KDE4: Launching screensaver from commandline or shortcut

Remember the good old days of KDE3? It was so easy to start your favorite screensaver by hand: simply invoke dcop and there we go. But since the dcop framework is no longer part of KDE4 I found myself without a hint of how to create a shortcut to trigger the screensaver.

Until now... use the following commands to lock the screen with the screensaver running or display the screensaver without locking:

qdbus org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver /ScreenSaver Lock

qdbus org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver /ScreenSaver SetActive 1

I hope this helps other as it took me too darn long to find this...