[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#854344: Password dialog can be skipped using lightdm autologin feature

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Mar 12 13:35:32 UTC 2017

On Sun, 2017-03-12 at 14:28 +0100, Margarita Manterola wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2017-03-12 14:11, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > Agreed, it looks to me like it's running more or less as intended. Can 
> > you be
> > a little bit more specific on what would be the expected behavior from 
> > your
> > point of view?
>  From my understanding of Ivar's report, the feature request would be to 
> separate the autologin functionality for starting a new session from 
> unlocking an existing session that is locked by a screensaver.

Unfortunately, and as far as I can tell, lightdm doesn't have any indication
whether it's running in “login” or “unlocking” mode. It's the exact same thing
for it, so it definitely behaves as intended. If it's not what's the user
want, I would advise against using light-locker/lightdm and use another

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