In the Good Old Days, when my screen was locked, I could walk up to the
computer, hit a modifier key (e.g., Shift, Ctrl) to wake it up, quickly type my
entire password, and the screen would eventually be unlocked, even if it took
gnome-screensaver a few seconds to catch up with me.
Nowadays, with everything current from Rawhide, when I hit a modifier key and
then type my password quickly, gnome-screensaver misses some of the keypresses
and then tells me that I typed the password wrong.
This has been broken for at least a few months.
I don't know whether it's gnome-screensaver, the X server, or whatever that is
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I believe this has been working for quite a while now.