[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#788668: Bug#788668: light-locker: Black screen(not powered on) after unlocking screen locked by closing the laptop lid

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Jun 16 11:50:55 UTC 2015

On mar., 2015-06-16 at 04:49 +0200, Valdaer wrote:
> Hi, thx for quick answer, unfortunately light-locker version from your
> repo was working same as one from testing and didn't solve the problem.
> I drilled down the problem a little bit and it turns out that this could
> be caused by dependencies of light-locker, lightdm and systemd because
> lightdm uses VT switching to operate and systemd/logind inhibitors are
> by design per VT. Even if the aformentioned reason isn't a root cause
> for this it is causing other issues and this bug is called infamous
> blank-screen-after-unlock bug on xubuntu bugtracker.
> I've managed to find(mostly through this topic:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-power-manager/+bug/1307545)
> that there is a separate lid-closed branch in upstream repo:
> https://github.com/the-cavalry/light-locker/tree/lid-closed which is
> there from quite some time and I don't know why it isn't merged to master.
> Anyway I installed the light-locker packaged from Ubuntu repo
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/vivid/x11/light-locker(most probably patched
> version from lid-closed branch but I haven't investigated it yet, only
> saw new light-locker option added in one of the commits in that branch)
> and this bug haven't occurred to me anymore.
> I think Debian should ship patched version too. I can package it, wanted
> to get involved in Debian development anyway, but it will take a while
> until I will make my setup(I've only watched some packaging tutorials).
> I know that as a main Xfce Debian maintainer you have much to work but
> if you would manage to find some time for this it would be nice, I'm
> sure there are some more laptop users using Xfce with light-locker on
> debian annoyed by this bug.

Actually, the package I gave you /should/ have been patched with the
exact same patch set you linked above, but unfortunately there was a
problem with the patching.

I'll keep you posted when I have a new package available.

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