screensaver logging out - again

John Dangler jdangler at
Sat Jan 13 22:18:51 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-01-13 at 15:02 -0500, John Dangler wrote:
> I thought this was fixed, but, I rebooted my Dapper desktop machine this
> morning, left the room for about 30 minutes, came back, and I was logged
> out again.  I searched for more information on this, and found the
> schema file (XML) that holds the screensaver information, and changed
> the mode to "blank-only".  I then logged out and back in.
> I then went to System->Preferences->Screensaver.  The mode was _not_
> blank-only, and I was immediately logged out again.
> I'm going to file a bug at
> but, if anyone knows of any other pertinent files which control this, I
> would appreciate it.  (I did set up an empty ~/.screensaver, but I'm not
> sure of the syntax of entries to put there).
It's worse now.  I look in System->Preferences->Sessions, and discover
that the screensaver isn't even running, yet it still logs me out...

I'll file a bug with Launchpad for Ubuntu as well


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