gnome-screensaver does not detect activity on second monitor

Bug #357494 reported by Curt Sampson on 2009-04-08
2
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GNOME Screensaver
Fix Released
Medium
gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-screensaver

When using two displays without Xinerama, gnome-screensaver detects activity on the primary display, :0, but not on the second display, :1. Thus, in the middle of typing on :1 the screensaver will kick in. This has been reported to Gnome as http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=427905 but response has been slow (about a year with little apparent progress). Getting a patch out for 8.10 to fix this would greatly reduce the frustration of many people in our office.

Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
Changed in gnome-screensaver:
status: Unknown → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gnome-screensaver - 2.28.0-0ubuntu1

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gnome-screensaver (2.28.0-0ubuntu1) karmic; urgency=low

  * New upstream version
    Fixed bugs:
    - #444927, get idle time from xorg (lp: #357494)
    - #463010, Port gnome-screensaver from libglade to gtkbuilder
    - #564061, Install .desktop file
    - #570402, screensaver crash if number of screens changes
    - #570941, String not marked for translation gnome-screensaver-command.c
    - #574896, [Leave message] Cancel button should clean clipboard buffe
    - #576463, can't unlock screen after upgrade until restarting
               gnome-screensaver
    - #581995, Fade out doesn't properly fall back to gamma number if X server
               only supports 0-size ramp
    - #586174, Encoding key in desktop files is deprecated
    - #589728, gnome-screensaver: implicit declaration g_printf
    - #590776, screensaver is never activated
    - #591193, Update/Create .gitignore
    - #591194, Add Comment and Icon in gnome-screensaver.desktop
    - #594082, gnome-screensaver ignores input when fading to black
    Translators
  * debian/control.in:
    - don't use libglade
  * debian/patches/06_unbreak_upgrade_from_jaunty.patch:
    - the change is in the new version

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Wed, 23 Sep 2009 12:54:12 +0200

Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Changed in gnome-screensaver:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Incomplete → Fix Released
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