Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 855914
[feature request] Can pidgin automatically set away status when the screensaver starts
Last modified: 2017-12-06 07:19:59 EST
Description of problem: When I lock my screen to leave my desk for a while, sometimes I don't set myself as 'away' in pidgin. People from my department then message me thinking I'm right there and get frustrated because I don't respond.
If there was some kind of hook for automatically marking me as 'away' whenever my screen is locked/in screensaver mode that would avoid such a situation.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):pidgin-2.7.9-5.el6.2
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. lock scrren
2. not be away
3. sad co-workers
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