screensaver fails to start/monitor never powers down

Bug #408011 reported by AdMac on 2009-08-02
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: yelp

screen never dims, screensaver never starts and consequintly the monitor never goes to standby mode. this is a security issue in the sense that if you set the screen to lock when screensaver starts, that will never happen.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Aug 2 10:47:51 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/yelp
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: yelp 2.27.3-0ubuntu1
 PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-4.23-generic
SourcePackage: yelp
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-4-generic i686

AdMac (adm1975) wrote :
AdMac (adm1975) on 2009-08-02
visibility: private → public
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

not a yelp issue.

affects: yelp (Ubuntu) → ubuntu
Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed
Luke Faraone (lfaraone) on 2009-10-07
affects: ubuntu → gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu)
Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur) wrote :

Do you still have this issue with the released Karmic, and the gnome-screensaver karmic update that came out yesterday?

Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to New. Thanks again!.

Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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