Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 683293
can't disable screensaver/locking
Last modified: 2012-08-07 14:17:24 EDT
Description of problem:
It doesn't seem possible to stop gnome-screensaver
from activating and locking the screen in F15 Alpha.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-screensaver-2.91.90-1.fc15 and earlier
Steps to Reproduce:
1. System -> System Settings -> Screen -> Lock -> Off
2. leave desktop running for a while and return
2. screen is locked
2. screen not to be locked
This has been happening for a while and is annoying
particularly on virt guests.
Adding to F15Target though personally I consider this to be a Blocker.
The timeout is also extremely short regardless of the setting in the control panel. I have it set to 10 minutes, but my screen starts to fade/dim after just 10 seconds. Increasing the timeoout to 30 minutes has no affect.
Even disabling the screensaver has no effect: it starts to dim after 10 seconds and then locks the screen.
I just upgraded to gnome-screensaver-2.91.91-1.fc15.x86_64
A big "ME TOO" here.. 10 seconds?! That's insane..
With gnome-screensaver-2.91.92-1.fc15.x86_64 I had also the insane 10 seconds timeout, but after change to different value in settings, it changes some default probably and appears to work fine.
Upgrading to gnome-screensaver-2.91.92-1.fc15.x86_64 has fixed the 10 second timeout for me also.
Not fixed for me, and I think it's 5 seconds.
It may not be related to gnome-screensaver, but the idle-delay property of gnome session doesn't work. Even if I kill gnome-screensaver, the user switch applet becomes busy, and text entries lose their focus.
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