Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 446008
unlocking screen saver results in blank desktop
Last modified: 2016-08-15 21:25:37 EDT
Description of problem:
After unlocking the screen saver the desktop is displayed as a black screen, no
widows or icons are drawn on the screen.
Pressing ctrl-alt-arrow will display the workspace selection box. Switching to a
different workspace will display the same black screen with nothing displayed on
it. The workspace selection box does display any applications that were open
before the screen saver turned on.
Pressing alt-tab displays the application switch box, with all the applications
in it. Switching applications seems to work, but it does not affect what is
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login to X
2. open a few apps
3. Select System->Lock Screen
4. Unlock Screen Saver
5. It is all painted black.
There is no desktop displayed.
Desktop should be displayed.
Gnome desktop, Nvidia 7600GT, NV driver, bog standard single monitor configuration.
Created attachment 305070 [details]
Hi, I updated to 5.2 and this no longer happens.