[ubuntu-uk] 10.04 Pssword request each 6 minutes

Alan Bell alan.bell at theopenlearningcentre.com
Sun Sep 12 11:53:28 BST 2010

On 12/09/10 11:50, Michael Daniels wrote:
> Having checked all settings, I do not see why I have to input my
> password every 6 minutes, if no input. This is a problem with
> streaming video, part is missed whilst the password is re-entered.
> Have tried 3 browsers, same problem. Any suggested solution,
> appreciated, thanks.
do you mean that the screensaver cuts in? if so just turn it off.
System-preferences-screensaver and turn it off or make the idle time
longer. You can also tell it not to lock the screen when the screensaver
is active, that way it won't ask for the password when you move the
mouse or whatever.

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