[SATLUG] Gnome screensaver

Andrew Pickens wg5o at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 16 09:27:41 CST 2010



On 11/15/2010 11:40 PM, Christopher Lemire wrote:
> How is the gnome-screensaver started? I've reported a bug for this a
> while back with no response. I have two instances of it running. When
> my screen locks, it requires me to enter the password twice. I can
> kill one of them, but next time I reboot, I'm going to have two again.
> I found one location that is starting it.
>
>    1 [Desktop Entry]
>    2 Type=Application
>    3 Name=Screensaver
>    4 Comment=Launch screen saver and locker program
>    5 Icon=preferences-desktop-screensaver
>    6 Exec=gnome-screensaver
>    7 OnlyShowIn=GNOME;
>    8 NoDisplay=true
>    9 X-GNOME-Autostart-Delay=5
>   10 X-GNOME-Autostart-Phase=Application
>   11 X-GNOME-Autostart-Notify=true
>   12 X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Bugzilla=GNOME
>   13 X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Product=gnome-screensaver
>   14 X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Component=general
>   15 X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Version=2.30.0
>   16 X-Ubuntu-Gettext-Domain=gnome-screensaver
> ~
> ~
> ~
> ~
> ~
> ~
> ~
> ~
> /usr/share/gnome/autostart/gnome-screensaver.desktop
>
> I went to System>Pref>Startup Applications. I did not see it there.
>    

If you are running Umbutu 10.04 try: System>Preferences>Screensaver and 
untick, "Lock screen when screensaver is active."

It took me a long of time to find that one, so you hit a nerve.

Andy Pickens


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