[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#637842: Bug#637842: xfce4-power-manager: lack of mouse activity interpreted as no activity even if keyboard is being used

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Aug 15 07:55:19 UTC 2011

On lun., 2011-08-15 at 01:48 +0100, cfr wrote:
> I am not sure I am filing this against the right package. But I am using
> Xfce4's power manager and it is set to fade the screen and switch to
> screensaver after a period of inactivity. This works fine except that it
> is rather too enthusiastic and seems to think typing is not a form of
> activity. As long as I am using the mouse periodically, all is well, but
> if I merely type for too long, it switches to screensaver. 

I'll investigate how exactly xfpm does that, but I think it should
mostly rely on Xorg providing the “idle” information (the same way
screensavers do it) so it might not be possible to fix that in xfpm.

Stay tuned,
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