Bug 1023912 - Multiple screensavers lock screen, cannot be unlocked
Multiple screensavers lock screen, cannot be unlocked
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screensaver (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-10-28 06:18 EDT by Sam Tuke
Modified: 2015-02-17 12:50 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Sam Tuke 2013-10-28 06:18:29 EDT
Description of problem:
When the screen is automatically locked using Gnome 3, an alternative blue background screensaver appears which cannot be unlocked, instead the usual one.

Terminals cannot be used via ctrl+alt+F2 etc., and ctrl+backspace does not return a working login screen.

Possibly related to bug 1019405 [1]. However Cinnamon and cinnamon-screensaver are no longer installed, and cinnamon-screensaver process isn't running.

I don't know why there are apparently 2 different screensavers. I have KDE desktop installed, perhaps this is related.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-screensaver 3.6.1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable auto screen locking on monitor switchoff. 
2. Close laptop lid to hibernate.
3. Open lid to awaken
4. Observe the unusual blue background lockscreen
5. Attempt to unlock with password

Actual results:
Screen is unresponsive and unlockable

Expected results:
Screen is unlocked

Additional info:
Cinnamon is not installed. See bug 
and https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021413
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