Karmic screensaver asks for password
lconrad at laymusic.org
Thu Nov 12 16:09:06 GMT 2009
>>>>> "Xandros" == Xandros Pilosa <folivora.pilosa at gmail.com> writes:
>> So then I asked gnome-screensaver not to run when
>> >> the machine was idle, and it isn't, but the machine is still asking me
>> >> for a password after I close the lid, but not if I just leave it open.
Xandros> So, if I understand you correctly, when you the machine
Xandros> is idle (with lid opened) for some time, the screen goes
Xandros> blank and when it resumes, you are not asked for
>> >> The "Settings" => "Power Management" screen is set to "Blank Screen"
>> >> when the lid is closed.
Xandros> Can you verify this with gconf-editor ?
Xandros> /apps/gnome-power-manager/buttons/lid_ac and
Xandros> value should be "blank" in both cases.
>> So I think the correct one is apps/gnome-screensaver|lock_enabled. Can
>> you do the same on your system and see if checking/unchecking 'Lock
>> screen when screensaver is active' also changes the
I don't think so. I didn't figure out how to have both things open at
once, but it looked like when I went back and forth, what I'd set
before was still true after.
Xandros> Laura, besides what NoOp suggested above, you can try to
Xandros> change value of
I tried. I didn't fix my problem.
Xandros> key and also search within gconf-editor for potential
Xandros> xscreensaver "leftovers".
How would I do that?
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