Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 51686
default for xscreensaver app-defaults should be lock
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:22:35 EDT
Description of Problem:
This is silly but it would be nice if the default for xscreensaver would be
You can easily do this by editing the XScreenSaver file in
if you change:
then it should lock by default.
yes. I know I can do this in the post installs of my systems but I think
its 1. an easy change and 2. a good security feature for it to be on by
It would be crazy to turn on locking by default.
Why would it be crazy?
This is not something where I'd think we'd deviate from a) upstream b)
established behavior is ipchains/iptables are not enabled - y'all have them
enabled in the installer by default, why do you do this? b/c it makes the system
more secure - the same is true for locking on the screensaver.