[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#634640: Bug#634640: xfce4-power-manager: please disregard previous

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Jul 20 09:08:25 UTC 2011

On mer., 2011-07-20 at 03:01 -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> Package: xfce4-power-manager
> Version: 1.0.10-4
> Followup-For: Bug #634640
> Ok, apparently I'm talking in my sleep or something.  I discovered that power manager doesn't lock the screen (except for, if select, after hibernate and suspend.  That means the only alternative to the screensavers is xtralock combined with a screen locker like i3lock or slock.
> For a wishlist item I would suggest that xfce4-power-manager have the ability to lock the screen when it blanks it, e.g. using i3lock, or xtrlock, or slock, so that there is an alternative to the screensavers.
> Another possibility (depending on dependencies, what's pulled in as a result) would be to use gnome-screensaver rather than xscreensaver as the default (it at least doesn't have bogus DPMS).  

You're mistaken. If you want something that automatically locks the
screen after a while, you want a screensaver (even in blank mode only). 

Xfpm just locks the screen at suspend/resume, it's *not* a screensaver.
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