Light Locker problems

Jimmie Houchin jlhouchin at
Mon Apr 7 22:17:28 UTC 2014

Done. Thanks for the information on how to do that.


On 04/07/2014 04:46 PM, Richard Elkins wrote:
> Jimmie,
> Please originate a bug report using the command line, ubuntu-bug
> light-locker.
> This needs to get logged as an issue.  There might be others with
> laptops having the same experience.
> Richard
> On 04/07/2014 04:10 PM, Jimmie Houchin wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have had this frustrating problem with Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 2 and
>> updated.
>> Anytime my screen gets blanked, it is also locked.
>> Every time it is locked and is blanked, I lose the session to a blank
>> screen after login. I have found nothing that allows me to resume from
>> this condition.
>> This causes a loss of time and sometimes work. I have even uninstalled
>> and installed Crunchbang out of frustration. But I have decided I
>> would rather attempt to participate in the process and see how I can
>> help to get it fixed.
>> This occurs when the screen is blanked by any means and is also locked
>> at the same time.
>> If I lock the screen manually and the screen is not blanked. I can log
>> back in just fine.
>> If I turn off Light Locker and blank the screen. I can resume just fine.
>> If I turn off Light Locker and suspend. I can resume just fine.
>> If I manually lock the screen and close the lid on my laptop, it
>> automatically instantly suspends and I am messed up.
>> If Light Locker is off and I close the lid it does not suspend. I have
>> all of the Power settings to do nothing with the lid close.
>> If I set Light Locker - Blank screen - never, Switch off display -
>> never, Lock on suspend - Off. Then I can close the lid without
>> consequence, provide I did not lock the screen.
>> But, if I update, or something else I am not aware of, the Light
>> Locker settings will change to something I have never set it at. And
>> if I close the lid, unaware of these changes, I am messed up.
>> I do like the ability to lock the computer. I do not require Light
>> Locker to manage my display or suspend. I use the Power settings for
>> that.
>> Any help fixing this greatly appreciated.
>> Until then, Light Locker will remain turned off.
>> Hopefully this will be fixed before final.
>> Thanks.
>> Jimmie Houchin

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