Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 969219
Screen lock and screensaver not working in Cinnamon F19
Last modified: 2015-02-18 06:11:44 EST
In cinnamon-settings, the settings category "screensaver&lock" is empty.
When using the global menu and command "lock screen", nothing happens.
It seems some pieces are missing in the cinnamon packages for F19 ?
I found /usr/bin/cinnamon-screensaver-lock-dialog, but it attempts to call cinnamon-screensaver-command, which is missing.
Is it necessary to package cinnamon-screensaver and/or cinnamon-control-center?
(In reply to Kai Engert (:kaie) from comment #0)
> Is it necessary to package cinnamon-screensaver
I haven't had enough free time to package it.
Maybe I will find the time after my holiday in mid July.
Thanks a lot, your package works for me!
What is left to be done? Submitting it as a new package for fedora, and getting it reviewed?
(In reply to Kai Engert (:kaie) from comment #3)
> Thanks a lot, your package works for me!
> What is left to be done? Submitting it as a new package for fedora, and
> getting it reviewed?
I think the srpm is just about review ready, it's basically a rename of the gnome-screen-saver srpm from fedora.
I believe Dan Marshal is available to review it once submitted.
your package contains
I guess we should remove them? Currently it conflicts with the gnome-screensaver.rpm
I'll try to help and submit the package for review.
(In reply to Kai Engert (:kaie) from comment #5)
> your package contains
> I guess we should remove them? Currently it conflicts with the
These pull requests look useful to solve the issue.
I'm not sure why Clem reverted to the gnome name
(In reply to Kai Engert (:kaie) from comment #6)
> I'll try to help and submit the package for review.
Thanks that would be cool.
(In reply to Kai Engert (:kaie) from comment #0)
> In cinnamon-settings, the settings category "screensaver&lock" is empty.
> When using the global menu and command "lock screen", nothing happens.
> It seems some pieces are missing in the cinnamon packages for F19 ?
> I found /usr/bin/cinnamon-screensaver-lock-dialog, but it attempts to call
> cinnamon-screensaver-command, which is missing.
> Is it necessary to package cinnamon-screensaver and/or
I have added a patch to cinnamon-1.9.1-4.fc19 so the screen lock works.
(In reply to leigh scott from comment #8)
> I have added a patch to cinnamon-1.9.1-4.fc19 so the screen lock works.
That's a great solution, I confirm it works for me, thanks for your work!
However: I had to manually install gnome-screensaver. Do you consider to add a "Requires: gnome-screensaver" to the cinnamon package?
nemo-1.8.2-3.fc19, cinnamon-1.9.1-6.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
nemo-1.8.2-3.fc19, cinnamon-1.9.1-7.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Running cinnamon-1.9.1-7.fc19, I still don't see anything under the "screensaver & lock" section of the system settings. I can, however, lock the screen but a portion of the desktop remains visible and blocks the lightdm box in which you type your password. I can still unlock the screen but I have to blindly type my password in and hit enter.
(In reply to Daniel Bluhm from comment #12)
> I can, however, lock
> the screen but a portion of the desktop remains visible and blocks the
> lightdm box in which you type your password. I can still unlock the screen
> but I have to blindly type my password in and hit enter.
Sounds like a video driver issue to me.
I'm having issues with the screen saver under cinnamon as well. I'm using an intel based chipset and even running xset dpms force off. The screens go dark and then light back up. I noticed this under gnome-shell as well. So I am going to see if there is another issue
I too have a portion of the screen visible on fedora 19 on the lockscreen. Has anyone foudn a solution to this?
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