"Light Locker will suspend the computer if the screen is locked immediately upon the lid being closed"
richard.elkins at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 20:01:33 UTC 2014
If this was already described in a bug report, that's sufficient.
Developers do not like chasing duplicate bug symptoms in two different
On 04/07/2014 05:24 PM, Jimmie Houchin wrote:
> I have already submitted the report at:
> but yes, this one appears to be one of the problems I described.
> I don't remember seeing this as a suggestion when I was submitting the
> But this also does not address the strange artifact that Light Locker
> will suspend the computer if the screen is locked immediately upon the
> lid being closed. Very frustrating. I stops all work I have going on.
> Should I submit that as a separate bug. I did describe it in the
> previous bug submission. I am new to submitting bugs to Ubuntu and am
> not sure how broad or how narrow the submission should be.
> Thanks for your help and guidance.
> On 04/07/2014 04:51 PM, Richard Elkins wrote:
>> Please take a look at the following list and see if any of them resemble
>> one of your symptoms.
>> On 04/07/2014 04:10 PM, Jimmie Houchin wrote:
>>> I have had this frustrating problem with Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 2 and
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> Any help fixing this greatly appreciated.
>>> Until then, Light Locker will remain turned off.
>>> Hopefully this will be fixed before final.
>>> Jimmie Houchin
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