[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#855902: xfce4: Moving mouse won't bring a locked screen back. Have to use Ctrl-Alt-F2, Ctrl-Alt-F1, which brings the Desktop Manager (such as GDM) login screen.
hong at topbug.net
Thu Feb 23 06:53:49 UTC 2017
* What led up to the situation?
Wait until the screen is locked. Sometimes need to wait a bit longer even after
it is locked.
* What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
Press key and move the mouse.
* What was the outcome of this action?
* What outcome did you expect instead?
The password dialog should pop up.
* Some comments?
This issue does not exist in Jessie. It starts happening after upgrading to
If wait long enough after the screen is locked, I have to use "Ctrl-Alt-F2,
Ctrl-Alt-F1" to bring the screen back on. However, when it is on, the desktop
manager (GDM) pops up, instead of the xfce password dialog.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 9.0
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386
Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
Versions of packages xfce4 depends on:
ii gtk2-engines-xfce 3.2.0-2
ii libxfce4ui-utils 4.12.1-2
ii orage 4.12.1-2
ii thunar 1.6.10-6
ii xfce4-appfinder 4.12.0-2
ii xfce4-panel 4.12.1-2
ii xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin 0.2.4-1
ii xfce4-session 4.12.1-5
ii xfce4-settings 4.12.1-1
ii xfconf 4.12.1-1
ii xfdesktop4 4.12.3-3
ii xfwm4 4.12.3-3
Versions of packages xfce4 recommends:
ii desktop-base 9.0.2
ii tango-icon-theme 0.8.90-6
ii thunar-volman 0.8.1-2
ii xfce4-notifyd 0.3.4-1
ii xorg 1:7.7+18
Versions of packages xfce4 suggests:
pn gtk3-engines-xfce <none>
pn xfce4-goodies <none>
ii xfce4-power-manager 1.4.4-4
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