screen blank timing

Colin Law clanlaw at
Mon Mar 14 20:29:22 UTC 2016

On 14 March 2016 at 20:19, Karl Auer <kauer at> wrote:
> When my laptop resumes from suspend, for a brief moment the screen is
> displayed as it was when it was suspended. Then the display is cleared
> to nothing but the background image and a password prompt. The period
> in between is long enough to get a good impression of what's on the
> screen - or to photograph it! About a third or half a second.
> It seems to me that the password screen should be displayed first,
> before suspending the system, to avoid this.
> Do others see the same thing?

I am not seeing this on 16.10 Beta.  The screen comes up with the
background image and password prompt.

Are you using standard Ubuntu or one of the flavours?  Also which version?


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