Screen Saver Bug # 560298

Kenneth Loafman kenneth at
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>  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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