Bug 683293 - can't disable screensaver/locking
can't disable screensaver/locking
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screensaver (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: F15Target
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Reported: 2011-03-08 20:54 EST by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2012-08-07 14:17 EDT (History)
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Description Jens Petersen 2011-03-08 20:54:43 EST
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

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. System -> System Settings -> Screen -> Lock -> Off
2. leave desktop running for a while and return
Actual results:
2. screen is locked

Expected results:
2. screen not to be locked

Additional info:
This has been happening for a while and is annoying
particularly on virt guests.
Comment 1 Jens Petersen 2011-03-08 20:55:27 EST
Adding to F15Target though personally I consider this to be a Blocker.
Comment 2 Jeff Bastian 2011-03-25 22:32:14 EDT
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
Comment 3 Ben Skeggs 2011-03-29 20:30:46 EDT
A big "ME TOO" here.. 10 seconds?! That's insane..
Comment 4 Vít Ondruch 2011-03-30 04:26:22 EDT
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.
Comment 5 Jeff Bastian 2011-03-31 09:01:38 EDT
Upgrading to gnome-screensaver-2.91.92-1.fc15.x86_64 has fixed the 10 second timeout for me also.
Comment 6 Iven Hsu 2011-04-03 01:21:31 EDT
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.
Comment 7 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2011-06-21 11:55:42 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 8 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2011-06-21 11:58:58 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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