Bug 826917 - Screensaver does not lock screen with Openbox
Screensaver does not lock screen with Openbox
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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Reported: 2012-05-31 05:05 EDT by Zdenek Kabelac
Modified: 2015-02-17 09:16 EST (History)
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Description Zdenek Kabelac 2012-05-31 05:05:48 EDT
Description of problem:

I assume it's possible weird setup used by my - I'm running openbox with gnome session - thus I should have whole gnome session daemons and tools running, except not using gnome shell.

When I press button on panel which used to be locking screen I get no reaction.
So when I start 'gnome-screensaver --debug' in gnome-terminal it prints this:

$ gnome-screensaver --debug
[gs_debug_init] gs-debug.c:106 (11:02:53):	 Debugging enabled
[main] gnome-screensaver.c:86 (11:02:53):	 initializing gnome-screensaver 3.4.1
[init_session_id] gs-listener-dbus.c:1473 (11:02:53):	 Got session-id: 1
[gs_fade_init] gs-fade.c:883 (11:02:53):	 Fade type: 3
[set_status] gs-watcher-x11.c:346 (11:02:53):	 GSWatcher: not active, ignoring status changes
[gs_manager_set_lock_enabled] gs-manager.c:162 (11:02:53):	 GSManager: lock-enabled=1
[gs_watcher_set_active] gs-watcher-x11.c:277 (11:02:53):	 turning watcher: ON
[listener_dbus_handle_system_message] gs-listener-dbus.c:854 (11:02:53):	 obj_path=/org/freedesktop/DBus interface=org.freedesktop.DBus method=NameAcquired destination=:1.209
[on_bg_changed] gs-manager.c:549 (11:02:54):	 background changed

and stops here. However now when I press the button on gnome panel - I get the locking working.

My assumption is that gnome-screensaver should start itself as daemon - but for some reason it blocks itself from doing that ?

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