screen locking time setting?

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 11:54:34 UTC 2008


2008/4/3, Francisco Borges <francisco.borges at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 1:54 PM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >
>  > Francisco Borges wrote:
>  >  > Hello,
>  >  >
>  >  > How do I set the time that it takes for the screen to lock?
>  >  >
>  >  > I find it that it locks way too often, and would like to increase the
>  >  > time it takes.
>  >  >
>  >  > Cheers,
>  >  System Settings on the K Menu - choose Desktop, find Screensaver and
>  >  look for time settings.
>
>
> Thanks for the email, but that simply doesn't work on my machine.
>
>  I had changed the settings there before, it's now on 3 hours, and I
>  still find the desktop locked when I come back from lunch (which takes
>  some 30, 40 minutes)
>
>  Any other ideas?
>

Have checked for your monitors energy saving? I think that KDE is lockíng the
desktop when the monit is enter some energy saving state.
You can configure dpms in xorg.conf or from KDE's kcontrol.

/ Jonas


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