Bug 525395 - Suspend button in logout dialog doesn't lock the screen
Suspend button in logout dialog doesn't lock the screen
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce4-session (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kevin Fenzi
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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: 587633 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: CVE-2009-4996
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Reported: 2009-09-24 04:22 EDT by Aleš Mareček
Modified: 2011-11-14 14:39 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-10-04 05:28:59 EDT
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Description Aleš Mareček 2009-09-24 04:22:51 EDT
Description of problem:
Suspend button in Action Buttons on xfce-panel just suspends computer but it doesn't lock the screen. So everybody is able to use your laptop without password needs after this suspend via "Action Buttons" - screen wasn't locked.
If i close the cap of my laptop it will suspend and lock correctly (power manager is set for suspend after closing the cap).

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How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click to icon "Quit" (Action Buttons)
2. Click to suspend
3. Close and open cap of your laptop or use functional key for wake
  
Actual results:
Suspend without locking screen

Expected results:
Suspend and after waking your screen is locked

Additional info:
Comment 1 Aleš Mareček 2009-09-24 04:24:00 EDT
$ rpm -q xfce4-panel
xfce4-panel-4.6.1-2.fc11.i586
Comment 2 Christoph Wickert 2009-09-24 19:38:16 EDT
The action buttons in xfce4-panel only have "Logout" and "Lock Screen". You are talking about the logout dialog, right?
Comment 3 Aleš Mareček 2009-09-25 05:35:23 EDT
Probably yes. There are following buttons: "Log Out", "Restart", Shut Down", "Suspend" and "Hibernate" in this dialog.
Comment 4 Christoph Wickert 2009-09-25 05:44:08 EDT
Ok, thanks for the clarification. I will look at this after the weekend.
Comment 5 Christoph Wickert 2009-10-04 05:28:59 EDT
I took a look and it's way more complicated than I thought. Changes like this should be happening upstream, but the author of xfce4-session has no intentions to do so. Quote from http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4805#c7:

"I'm going to reject this.  xfce4-power-manager supports this already, and does a fine job.  It's silly to duplicate this in more than one place.  Conceptually, the session manager isn't the place for this anyway.

I'm planning on having xfce4-session's suspend/hibernate buttons (and possibly
shutdown/reboot as well) send those actions to the power manager if present, so
when that's done, the screen will lock appropriately."

Closing.
Comment 6 Christoph Wickert 2009-10-04 05:35:40 EDT
Hope no one is disappointed now. Another quote, just to show how clear upstream is about this:

"My original assertion still stands: xfce4-session WILL NOT support locking the
screen after suspend.  I've already explained why and I don't intend to rehash
this."

http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4805#c23
Comment 7 Christoph Wickert 2010-04-30 10:52:03 EDT
*** Bug 587633 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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