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

Thu Jan 20 14:18:00 UTC 2011
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Thu, 20 Jan 2011, Ross Walker wrote:

> On Jan 19, 2011, at 2:44 PM, Bob Eastbrook <baconeater789 at gmail.com> 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.
> Let's try this again...
> KDE has a multi-user x login feature that allows another user to start a new
> session keeping the existing session active.
> It might take a little config mod'ing to get it working, but it works. It
> works best if there is lots of RAM.

So does gnome (another gconf key:
/apps/gnome-screensaver/user_switch_enabled).  Not tried it on CentOS 5, but
it works okay on Fedora 12.  You have to be careful not to end up with
everybody logged in everywhere.