Bug 817389 - xdg-screensaver doesn't disable screensaver
xdg-screensaver doesn't disable screensaver
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screensaver (Show other bugs)
i686 Unspecified
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: Rex Dieter
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-04-29 12:15 EDT by guybrush
Modified: 2013-02-13 16:32 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-02-13 16:32:26 EST
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Description guybrush 2012-04-29 12:15:44 EDT
VLC tries to disable screensaver with xdg-screensaver.
I can see in processes something like 
1754 ?        S      0:00 /bin/sh /usr/bin/xdg-screensaver suspend 0x03600069
But screensaver still pops up so that means xdg-screensaver just doesn't work.
I'm using GNOME 3 in fallback mode.

Name        : xdg-utils
Version     : 1.1.0
Release     : 0.10.20111207.fc16
Comment 1 guybrush 2012-05-05 08:42:22 EDT
Replacing gnome-screensaver with xscreensaver solves problem. So it's gnome-screensaver (or some other gnome component) bug.
Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2012-05-05 09:45:18 EDT
not necessarily, it could be xdg-screensaver's gnome-screensaver integration is faulty somehow.
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