[xubuntu-users] LTS upgrade to 14.04, now screensaver clears to a lock screen

Fred Roller fredroller66 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 12:40:59 UTC 2014

On 04/21/2014 04:02 PM, eddie.seymour at gmail.com wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:16:45 -0400, you wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> This weekend I did the LTS upgrade to my main workstations. Arriving at 14.04, using my same preferred screensaver Skyrocket in the rss-glx package, now suddenly moving the mouse to clear the screen
>> saver after being away from the computer for some lengthy amount of time presents a "lock screen" interface which I must enter my password in to get the screen unlocked.
>> The lock screen interface will not appear if the screensaver has been on only for a short time. There must be a setting separate from the screensaver timer setting.
>> I have already verified that the check box in the Screensaver applet for "Lock screen after..." is not checked. I tried checking it, closing, going back in and un-checking it... still screen lock is
>> occurring after some length of time being away from the computer.
>> Any clues where else a "lock screen" setting could be hiding other than the screensaver applet I have already tried?
> Check the Light Locker settings in the settings manager.
> Light locker added by 14.04 upgrade.

+1 but beware, don't just disable "Locking", rather set "Automatically 
lock the session" to Never.  Disabling will turn off the manual screen 
lock as well as the automatic.

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