[CentOS] C7: screensaver locks screen

Thu Oct 29 20:44:37 UTC 2015
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 12:36:27PM -0400, Jonathan Billings wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 06:12:26PM -0400, Fred Smith wrote:
> > I just realized that it's not the screensaver. I find the lock screen is up
> > whenever it comes up from standby (and I think a fresh boot, though I've
> > not tried to reproduce that yet.) Since I put it in standby a lot rather than
> > shutting it down, I see it a lot. and it just started.
> I seem to recall that gnome-screensaver no longer exists in the
> version of Gnome3 in CentOS7.  I think maybe GDM starts the lock
> screen, not the user session.
> I think you need to set /org/gnome/desktop/session/idle-delay=0 in
> dconf to turn it off.

unfortunately, that setting is already set to zero.

> When I use something other than Gnome3, I switch my DM to lightdm
> (available in EPEL), and I've found it tends to run the non-gnome3
> environments along expectations.

Can you remind me how to switch from one DM to another? I know I
used to know, but right now cannot recall the proper incantations.


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