[CentOS] How to disable screen locking system-wide?

Wed Jan 19 20:18:37 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Sean Hart wrote:
> On 1/19/11 11:49 AM, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 9:46 PM, Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17 at duke.edu>
>> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 at 11:44am, Bob Eastbrook wrote
>>>> By default, CentOS v5 requires a user's password when the system wakes
>>>> up from the screensaver.  This can be disabled by each user, but how
>>>> can I disable this system-wide?  Many of my users forget to do this,
>>>> which results in workstations being locked up.
>>> Ctrl-Alt-Bksp will fix that right up.  I'm not a big fan of users
>>> leaving workstations unsecured when they walk away.
>> Don't you mean CTRL+ALT+DEL?
>> I don't think the OP wanted a plaster, he wants a solution :)
> I believe that CTRL-ALT-Bksp will restart X, not the computer.  On
> restart of X you should be welcomed with the login screen.

But the locked screensaver wants the *same* password that you log in with.
I'm having trouble understanding the problem... or is it that many of the
users *never* log out?