[K12OSN] Unable to Lock Screen in k12linux F11 while using LDM_DIRECTX=True

Todd O'Bryan toddobryan at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 02:18:56 UTC 2009

I think the logic is that if a student locks the screen, about all you
can do is reboot the terminal. Screensavers just steal cycles from
people who are doing work, so it just blanks the screen after a period
of time.


On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 5:13 PM, Burroughs, Henry<HBurroughs at hhprep.org> wrote:
> One of my teachers pointed out that she was unable to lock her screen as she
> usually does via the "Lock Screen" option under Gnome.  It seems that
> gnome-screensaver isn't running as well.  I saw something briefly that
> LDM_DIRECTX = TRUE prevents the screensaver and "Lock Screen" from working.
> Does anyone have a workaround? Does it need to call a local-app "lock
> screen" on the thin-client? Same with gnome-screensaver?  Thanks!
> Henry Burroughs
> Technology Director
> Hilton Head Preparatory School
> www.hhprep.org
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