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/home is used by the automounter and can't be written to. Just try with another directory (eg /tmp).
To debug this, you'll need to open terminal.app and look at the power assertions log. It's pretty verbose, but it really shows what's going on to prevent a sleep from happening. pmset -g assertionslog If you need a smaller set of data to look at, just ask for the current status and not an ongoing log of what's set and what's changing. pmset -g assertions ...
I made a tiny screensaver that can play GIF's and can run in background. It is free and I upload the source code to Github so that every one can look how it is done and participate in further development. I only test the screensaver under 10.9.5 so I don't know if has issues on newer OSX releases(?). Here is the Github link: ...
You also can create an plist file that you place in your user LaunchAgent folder. /Users/username/Library/LaunchAgents/com.username.runscreensaver.plist You than loaded at a terminal with: launchctl load /Users/username/Library/LaunchAgents/com.username.runscreensaver.plist Or unload it with: launchctl unload ...
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