The login screen

Steve Dodier sidnioulz at
Sat Sep 19 18:31:43 UTC 2009

As you said this is a hack. A fix would ? be to check if the current account
is a system account, and to refuse to lock the screen if the running session
isnt the own of the process's owner.

2009/9/19 Jarno Suni <jarno.ilari.suni at>

> On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 8:31 PM, Lionel Le Folgoc <mrpouit at>
> wrote:
> > I just tested, and it is not possible to lock the screen with
> > gnome-screensaver or xscreensaver actually (either because the account
> > doesn't have a password or because they are not running with gdm). So
> > I'd say there is no bug for us to fix, the bug is in xlock…
> Also xfce4-power-manager should not offer an option in preferences to
> lock screen as such a user.
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