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Re: KDE ---no screensaver set, only dpms option set to blank screen in 2 minutes



Antonio Olivares wrote:
> I have a question particularly to KDE users.  I have several machines
> running rawhide two of them which I let my students use in the classroom. 
> Both machines run KDE on for them.  It has been a while since I asked, but
> I will ask again.  This has to be a bug, I have thought about it for a
> while, but have been hesitant to file it(could be dismissed quickly since
> others might not see this or this only happens to me :(; ).  The machine
> has no screensaver running I selected to not run a screensaver, this
> works.  I set the Energy Savings Feature to blank the screen after two
> minutes, this works fine.  However after a few minutes the screen locks up
> and asks for a password, (I did not set any sceensaver up and it does this
> since a while), why does it does this?  I asked it not to do this in the
>   screensaver(turned it off) and it comes up.  It is annoying(for the
>   students) to have to enter the password to get the screen back up.
> 
> They decided to watch a movie and were watching a movie and for a good
> while it was working well, then all of a sudden the screen blanks and
> locks up and asks for a password.  One machine has no xorg.conf and runs
> with nvidia onboard graphics and the other one with ATI video card uses
> default radeon that comes with Fedora and it has been working great no
> complains.  Is there anything that I can do to turn that behavior off?
> (the desktop locking up and asking for password).

These both sound like something is set up to lock their screen after a
certain period of inactivity. The problem is to figure out what.

        Kevin Kofler


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