Light Locker Broken/What is Light Locker

PK pliniusminor at
Thu Aug 28 08:08:37 UTC 2014

@Jeff Hanson: you can disable suspend ("sleep") like this:
(item 8.2, right column)

Regards, Pjotr.

2014-08-27 23:14 GMT+02:00 Jeff Hanson <jeff at>:

> Hi!
> Another issue we came across putting together our new image of 14.04.1:
> We set up our computers so that anyone can pick it up and use it without
> needing permission/passord. So there is an Auto login, and basically never
> locks the screen unless you hit the lock button.
> So we go into the power settings and Light Locker setting and tell it to
> never blank the screen and not to lock the screen when awaking. Basically
> all of the settings are set to never dim/sleep/lock/hibernate etc. for our
> base image.
> But even with these settings in light locker, if I close the lid on "any"
> laptop, it goes goes to sleep. When you open it, it brings you to the login
> screen, you login and then the screen goes black and you have to hard reset
> the laptop.
> This obviously causes an unruly amount of confusion and frustration in a
> new computer lab with new users.
> If we disable light locker all together the problem goes away and
> everything works according to settings.
> So as far as we can tell, light locker is broken and we end up disabling
> it right away.
> Hope this is helpful info and would love to hear your thoughts!
> (Definately not a critical issue as we're able to fix it without touching
> the keyboard)
> Thank You,
> Jeff Hanson
> Director of Operations
> 6087519139
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