Screen Saver Bug # 560298
kenneth at loafman.com
Mon Apr 12 15:06:13 UTC 2010
Karl Larsen wrote:
> On 04/12/2010 08:29 AM, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>> On Mon, 12 Apr 2010 06:23:42 -0600
>> Karl Larsen<klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Well it appears the REAL problem was the need to provide a
>>> password every 5 minutes.
>> You do know that it doesn't happen if you are actually /using/ your
>> computer, don't you? I can't imagine five whole long minutes of
>> inactivity sitting in front of the screen. I'd have to get up and go
>> outside, read a book, interact with the family or something in all that
>> intervening time.
>> Cybe R. Wizard
> I just fired up my laptop to answer another question on the
> list. It has already been 5 minutes since I did anything. With the
> screen saver at 5 minutes it would have dropped out. Then I would come
> back to it and bring up the darn password panel! While working on it
> this computer, if it had the same setup would drop out. It is for me a
> bad idea.
> 73 Karl
I agree. I've got it in a VMware session, have turned off the screen
save and the power save options, and it still turns off.
Not ready for prime-time just yet.
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