Bug 186772 - user mouse activity does not restart screensaver activity timer
Summary: user mouse activity does not restart screensaver activity timer
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screensaver   
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Version: 5
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
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: 186771 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2006-03-26 10:05 UTC by David Timms
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-09 21:20:57 UTC
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Description David Timms 2006-03-26 10:05:10 UTC
Description of problem:
While reading a web page or a pdf, I use the mouse scroll wheel to move through
the document. The screensaver activates while I'm reading the text.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce: (quickly)
1. System|Preferences|Screensaver|Set session idle after 1 minute.
2. uncheck lock screen saver when active.
3. open a document (text/web/pdf), and begin reading, scrolling down as you go.
Actual results:
While browsing /scrolling through the chosen document, the screensaver kicks in,
by fading out your document, and starting the screensaver.

Expected results:
The mouse buttons activity should restart the inactivity timer, keeping the
screensaver from activating. Also no amount of clicking or scrolling will stop
the fade out or exit the screensaver.

Additional info:
bug 130330  xscreensaver - had same problem and was resolved 2005-05
bug 183668  gnome-screensaver doesn't reset idle timers on user activity after
system comes out of suspend
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1419  resurrect the "XIdle" extension

Comment 1 Frank Arnold 2006-03-27 05:15:28 UTC
*** Bug 186771 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Frank Arnold 2006-03-27 05:17:55 UTC
Upstream bug about this: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=335831

Comment 3 Puneet Batura 2006-04-09 18:41:12 UTC
I too have the same issue!

Comment 4 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-04-09 21:20:57 UTC
Hi guys,

This issue should be fixed in the latest fc5 updates of gnome-screensaver.

Comment 5 David Timms 2006-04-18 11:53:10 UTC
Both gnome-screensaver-2.14.0-1.fc5.1
and  gnome-screensaver-2.14.1-1.fc5.1 solve the issue where clicking or wheeling
before the screensaver starts restarts the inactivity counting.
Both also solve the issue where click/wheel are ignored during the fade to black. 

However, the final issue of having click/wheel exit a screensaver once it
actually running is not solved (at least for floaters, the big clue squares, and
the space images). Would you like a new bug for that case ? Or reopen ?

Comment 6 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-04-18 15:16:45 UTC
Hi David,

Yea, could you file a new bug and mention it in a comment in this bug?

Comment 7 David Timms 2006-04-19 09:55:34 UTC
The thirs case of the mouse events not exiting screensaver is filed under bug

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