Bug 1576149 - [gnome-screensaver-2.28.3-28.el6] lock screen malfunction for root user on RHEL6.10 beta
Summary: [gnome-screensaver-2.28.3-28.el6] lock screen malfunction for root user on RH...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnome-screensaver
Version: 6.10
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Desktop QE
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-05-09 01:19 UTC by frank
Modified: 2018-05-10 15:02 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-05-10 15:02:11 UTC
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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.

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