[xubuntu-users] Weird behaviour of light-locker
sharadmittals at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 20:33:41 UTC 2018
I had experienced the same issue with Xubuntu 18.10. Here are the 2
solutions that worked for me:
1. Installing gnome-screensaver (which required no dependencies) and
unchecking light locker from startup applications.
2. Installed Xubuntu 18.04 which did not have this issue.
This is the reply I got:
On 10/31/18 1:45 PM, Sharad Mittal wrote:
> I'm new to Xubuntu. Installed it on 2 laptops. I must say I'm impressed
> with the lightness of the OS on an old Acer S3 with 4GB.
> Both installs had problems with locking the session - screen went blank.
> I went to TTY1 (Ctrl+Alt+F1) and back to X to get the display back -
> where it said on a black screen something like - "Session is locked.
> Wait few seconds". And then I would get the regular password screen.
> Installing gnome-screensaver (which required no dependencies) and
> unchecking light locker from startup applications works like a charm.
> Are Xubuntu folks aware of this? Didn't find it much in my google
testing is underway for an xfce-specific screensaver:
The problem you describe, however, is probably related to
power-management. Make sure your have either power manager or
light-locker in control of separate functions -- that is, that the two
don't overlap with each other in trying to control the same thing.
On Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 5:46 AM Teresa e Junior <teresaejunior at gmail.com>
> In all previous versions of Xubuntu, whenever I locked the screen of my
> laptop, I simply had to use the touchpad to bring me back to the login
> On Xubuntu 18.10, when I try to unlock it, nothing is shown on the
> screen. If I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 I get a console, and back to X with
> Ctrl+Alt+F7 I see a black screen with the picture of a padlock with the
> message (translated to English): "This session is blocked. You will be
> redirected to the login screen automatically in a few seconds."
> What has changed? How could I bring back the old behaviour?
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