Bug 180209 - GNOME Screensaver allows ALT-F? keys
GNOME Screensaver allows ALT-F? keys
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screensaver (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2006-02-06 14:46 EST by Brian C. Huffman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-28 12:59:08 EDT
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Description Brian C. Huffman 2006-02-06 14:46:56 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060202 Fedora/ Firefox/

Description of problem:
GNOME Screensaver allows ALT-F? keys.  So, you can switch to another virtual console without having to unlock the screensaver.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Lock screen
2. Hit ALT-F1

Actual Results:  Goes to virtual console 1

Expected Results:  should stay locked and bring up password prompt

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Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-15 22:51:10 EST
I don't think the screensaver has a way to intercept Ctrl-Alt-F1, because
the X server acts on these key combinations before the client side ever 
sees them.

If you don't want that, you can set 

Option "DontVTSwitch" 

in your xorg.conf

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