Set idle value to "Never" will set it to "1 second"

Bug #863356 reported by Omid Mottaghi on 2011-09-30
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
High
Rodrigo Moya

Bug Description

When I was in Screen Settings in gnome 3 and set "Turn off after:" to "Never", then it will be set to "1 second"!!
(1 second idle time is something like "Always" :D)

gnome-control-center 3.2.0-0ubuntu3

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gnome-control-center 1:3.2.0-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.19-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Sep 30 18:14:35 2011
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gnome-control-center
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-29 (0 days ago)
usr_lib_gnome-control-center:
 deja-dup 20.0-0ubuntu3
 gnome-bluetooth 3.2.0-0ubuntu1
 indicator-datetime 0.3.0-0ubuntu1

Omid Mottaghi (omidmottaghi) wrote :
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Rodrigo Moya (rodrigo-moya)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

The value shown in the combo box won't be '1 second' but you will notice that pausing even for a moment will begin the dimming of the display.

Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High

Setting to High since the 'Never' setting is effectively broken.

Omid Mottaghi (omidmottaghi) wrote :

The value won't be '1 second', but value of org.gnome.desktop.session.idle-delay will be "1"

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