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

Thu Jan 20 14:49:04 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Ross Walker wrote:
> On Jan 20, 2011, at 9:18 AM, John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk> wrote:
>> 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.
> I wonder if there is an auto logoff idle timeout feature?
> That would help reduce orphaned sessions. Set it for 8 hours of idle, then
> auto-logoff.

8? I'd think 2, long enough for a long meeting, or a 1 or 2 drink lunch.