Bug 1576149

Summary: [gnome-screensaver-2.28.3-28.el6] lock screen malfunction for root user on RHEL6.10 beta
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: frank <frank.tz.jiang>
Component: gnome-screensaverAssignee: Ray Strode [halfline] <rstrode>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Desktop QE <desktop-qa-list>
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Version: 6.10   
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Description frank 2018-05-09 01:19:12 UTC
Description of problem:
gnome-screensaver-2.28.3-28.el6] lock screen malfunction for root user on RHEL6.10 beta.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
(RHEL6.10 kernel: 2.6.32-749.el6.x86_64)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install RHEL 6.10 Beta(Kernel:2.6.32-749.el6.x86_64) and login OS with root account.
2.Try to lock screen for root user by click "Lock Screen" from system status area(Top-right), but Lock Screen is malfunction for root user.
3.Launch "DISPLAY=:0 gnome-screensaver-command -l" on command shell is the same to duplicate issue

Actual results:
Lock screen malfunction

Expected results:
Lock screen works for root user.

Additional info:

Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2018-05-10 15:02:11 UTC
That's actually by design.  gnome-screensaver doesn't allow the screen to be locked for the root user.