gnome-screensaver crashes on remote login

Bug #1631364 reported by Pierre Ossman (Cendio AB) on 2016-10-07
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Simply log in remotely (ThinLinc, VNC, etc.) and you get a dialog stating that gnome-screensaver has crashed. One such report is available here:

Only seems to happen on the initial login for a user.

Scratch that. Happens every login.

The problem seems to be in gs_fade_finalize(). It calls fade->priv->screen_priv[i].fade_finish() even though that function may be NULL (which it will be if the display does not support any gamma adjustment).

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

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