[xubuntu-users] Light locker issue on fresh install

Victor Forberger vforberger at fastmail.fm
Wed Oct 31 19:57:36 UTC 2018

On 10/31/18 1:45 PM, Sharad Mittal wrote:
> Hello,
> 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 searches.

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.

- Victor

Victor Forberger
vforberger at fastmail.fm
blog: http://linuxatty.wordpress.com

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