[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#779451: Bug#779451: Bug#779451: lightdm: dm-tool switch-to-user always returns to login screen

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Mar 2 20:20:28 UTC 2015

On lun., 2015-03-02 at 17:08 +0100, Andreas Rönnquist wrote:
> I guess that Chris refers to the fact that if you are logged in, and
> want to switch to another user (that already is logged in), after
> locking the screen, and pressing "New Login" first you'll have to enter
> the users password in lightdm, and then when logged in the xscreensaver
> is automatically active, and you'll have to enter the same password
> there again for the screensaver.

Well, yes, xscreensaver doesn't know anything about user switching, so
if it activates, then it'll ask for a password.
> I have tried both switch-to-user, and switch-to-greeter, and have the
> same result in both cases. It would be nice if you'll only needed to
> enter the password once...

You might want to use light-locker instead, which is integrated with
lightdm user switching

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